Throughout his career, Jodee has stood at the forefront of disruptive change. He first wrote code on punch cards in 1972. By 1979 he was writing software for the Apple II 64k microcomputer and subsequently founded Imagineering to market and distribute computer software and hardware. Jodee took Imagineering public in 1987 and grew the company to over 1,000 employees before it was acquired in 1990 by First Pacific. He then established mobile and long distance network operator One.Tel in 1995.
Jodee believes the introduction of new gTLDs will usher in a new era where domain addresses are adopted as domain identities. His 'What is a TLD?' slideshare presentation  has attracted thousands of views.
- Jodee Rich, Wikipedia Retrieved 11 Nov 2013