Tobias Sattler

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Organization: United Domains
Affiliation: GNSO
Stakeholder Group(s): Private Sector - Domain Name Industry
Born: 1982
Region: Europe
Country: Germany
Email: sattler [at]


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Tobias Sattler is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of united-domains AG. He represents united-domains at quite a number of conferences[1] and is responsible for the company's IT and ICANN related matters.[2]

Tobias is quite active in the domain industry, he is a voting member and the current Vice Chair / CTO[3] of the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group[4] and Content Advisory Board Member of NamesCon and WorldHostingDays.[5] Since May 2017, Tobias is a member of the eco Association Names & Numbers Steering Committee.[6]

He is involved with some Working Groups at ICANN and CENTR, such as Registry/Registrar Onboarding (AROS), Privacy and Proxy Accreditation, Whois Validation[7], ccTLD Registrar Portal[8], etc.

Tobias is actively involved as a speaker and panelist at conferences, such as ICANN Meetings, CENTR workshops[9], NamesCon[10], etc.

He is one of the organizers of a biannual German domain name event, called Domain-Stammtisch München.[11]

Tobias also manages an Internet and Domain Name Industry Event Calendar that became well-recognized.[12]

Career History

Tobias Sattler was a volunteer at the Mozilla foundation to support the Public Suffix List[13] and the Universal Acceptance from 2014 to 2016.[2]

Tobias has held various senior positions at united-domains AG and its subsidiaries since 2008, including:

  • Head of Domain Services
  • Assistant to the Board
  • Head of Domain Reselling

Before that, he served as a soldier in the German Armed Forces and supported the SAP adoption. Prior to this, Tobias worked as a Software Engineer for Siemens.[2]


Tobias Sattler released a series of training material for newcomers, named Domain Name Basics under Creative Common License, about the domain name industry.



Tobias Sattler has studied Computer Science at Wilhelm Büchner University.[2]



  1. ICANN Public Registrations
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 LinkedIn Profile Retrieved 13 July 2015
  3. ICANN GNSO RrSG Retrieved 25 October 2016
  4. RrSG Member List
  5. WorldHostingDays creates Content Advisory Board Retrieved 19 January 2017
  6. Press Release eco Association
  7. GNSO Statements of Interest (SOI)
  8. Public ccTLD Registrar Portal Goes Live Retrieved 11 January 2017
  9. Agenda 31st CENTR administrative workshop Retrieved 13 August 2016
  10. NamesCon 2016 Shed Retrieved 13 August 2016
  11. article about Domain-Stammtisch Retrieved 1 July 2016
  12. Facebook posts from Tobias and Michele
  13. Bugzilla Mozilla PSL