Özge Erdem is the COO of UK Creative Ideas Limited, the company bringing the .ART Internet top-level domain to market. She was previously .LONDON Program Director at Minds + Machines, where she oversaw the launch and operations of .LONDON and managed registrar relationships. She is also a Visiting Lecturer at Istanbul University Law.
Having grown up in Turkey, Özge previously worked in law and corporate finance fields in Istanbul, Strasbourg, and London. She also has company directorship experience, having served on the boards of publicly listed companies on theAIM and TSX-V. Özge is a qualified lawyer in Turkey and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn. She holds an LLM from the London School of Economics.
- ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.