Michael Deparini is the VP of Operations at PeopleBrowsr, which is in charge of the gTLDs .ceo, .best and Brand TLD .kred. He has held that position since May 2011, and has been involved in the gTLD program since creation of the applications for all 3 TLDs back in 2012. Michael currently runs registry operations for all TLDs, and is always looking to partner with registrars to create innovative, exciting ways to reach new customers and increase domains under management. 
Michael also participates in strategy and marketing tasks to increase domain sales, and educate the consumers on the importance of the new gTLDs. Finally he seeks out partnerships with other companies to help make their current suite of products more engaging to our customer base, and manage projects in adding to their Social Media add-on Social OS™.
In the partnership role, Michael is responsible for negotiating with partners to obtain terms and pricing that is acceptable and within budget for their Strategic Partnership program, and conducts extensive contract review.
- ICANNWiki - ICANN 48 Intake Form, November 2013