June Seo

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June Seo is an expert in registry/registrar operations. He is the current Director of International Business Development at Verisign. He is responsible in for Verisign's program management for internationalized domain names (IDN) and the channel development and support for the Asia Pacific region.[1]


Seo has worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and at Cable & Wireless as Senior IT Consultant and Project Leader, where his job was focused on developing strategic Internet and e-commerce-related projects for both companies. In 1998, he started his career in the domain industry when he when he joined Network Solutions, which was later acquired by Verisign. Since then, his primarily responsibility for the company has been the expansion of registrar channel relations and increasing Verisign’s brand in the Asia Pacific Region. In 2002, he took part in the policy development and standardization of IDN by joining the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) IDN Working Group. As Director of International Business Development, Seo represents the company at different organizations and conferences involved in creating relevant policies to enhance the operations of the internet, such as ICANN, APTLD, Joint-Engineering Taskforce (JET), Multilingual Internet Names Consortium (MINC), and IDN Software Developers Consortium (IDN SDC).[2] [3]

ICANN Involvement

June is an active participant in ICANN. He is a member of the GNSO gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group’s Internationalized Registration Data Work Group,[4] and a member of the joint ccNSO-GNSO IDN (JIG) Working Group.[5]


Mr. Seo received his Bachelors Degree from Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea and his Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with emphasis on Management Information System (MIS) from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.