Atsushi Endo has been with Japan Registry Services Co., Ltd (JPRS), the .jp ccTLD registry since 2001. His primary responsibilities at JPRS include corporate planning, strategic planning, external affairs, public relations and business development of JPRS.
Atsushi is long time participant of ICANN community. His first participation for ICANN meeting was ICANN 32 in Paris on 2008. He joined ccNSO Strategic and Operational Working Group(SOPWG) on 2010. When his main role at JPRS shifted to new gTLD related activity on 2012, he once resigned the WG member, however, he joins again ccNSO Strategic and Operational Planning Standing Committee (SOPC) on 2019.
Atsushi Endo acted as the co-chair of the AP Retreat Meeting in Tokyo held in January 2006. He has also been involved in "Internet Next Generation" activities in the Asia Pacific Region; including his role as the of vice-chair of the 5th Asia Pacific Next Generation Camp, which was hosted by APNG, the Asia Pacific Networking Group, in 2004.
Atsushi graduated from Sophia University, Tokyo with a B.A. in Law and holds a M.A. in Political Science from Keio University Graduate School of Law, Tokyo.