Markus Germann

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Organization: Key-Systems
Affiliation: GNSO
Stakeholder Group(s): Private Sector - Domain Name Industry
Country: Germany
Email: mgermann [at]
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Markus Germann is the Head of Support at KSregistry, where he is responsible for the support of KSregistry's back-end customers as well as .vg and .gd registrars. He is also a Registry Liaison Manager at Key-Systems, a company which he has been with since January 2009. There, he manages registrar and registry communication with ccTLD and gTLD registry operators, by on-boarding new gTLD registries and offering technical evaluations of new gTLDs.[1]

As of ICANN 52 in Singapore, he had attended over two ICANN conferences, as well as the New Domains conference.[2]

Career History

Markus joined the Key-Systems Team in January 2009 as RRPproxy support agent. In the same year he also became a key-account support agent for high value customers of RRPproxy. Since November 2011 Markus took over the newly created role as Registry Liaison Manager responsible for communication with registries worldwide. In July 2012 Markus additionally became Head of Support for KSregistry responsible for 1st and 2nd Level registrar Support.

Before Key-Systems Markus was working as System Administrator and Data Analyst at a German Federal Law Enforcement Service after he had served 8 years in NATO for German Airforce on Ramstein AFB.


Markus has earned a degree as certified engineer in the fields of computer science at the technical college in Kaiserslautern.


  1. Markus Germann,
  2. ICANNWiki - ICANN 52 Intake Form, February 2015.