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Revision as of 17:08, 18 March 2011

Country: USA
Email: paul.stahura [at] enom.com
LinkedIn: link=Paul Stahura   [Paul Stahura Paul Stahura]
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png   @stahura

Paul Stahura is the former President and Chief Strategy Officer, and a member of the board of directors, of Demand Media, Inc. Demand Media is the parent company of eNom, Inc. Paul launched eNom in 1997 from an ISDN line in his garage in Redmond Washington.[1] After the Demand Media acquisition Paul remained the CEO of eNom until 2009, after which he left the company.

Paul has over twenty years experience in the software development industry, with the most recent ten of those years spent in the Internet and DNS space.

He is currently a board member of AboutUs.org.[2]

ICANN Involvement

Paul is a member of the ICANN Whois Task Force. He was elected to serve on the ICANN Nomination Committee by the Registrars Constituency in November, 2006.


7 years after the launch of eNom in 1997 it became the largest and most active domain distribution reseller network in the domain industry, with over 8.5 million domain names on the eNom platform. It has been recognized as the second largest domain name registrar in the world, and was rated the best registrar for resellers from Name Intelligence five years running.[3]

Prior to eNom, Paul was a Principal in a company that performed consulting services for Fortune-500 clients with enterprise-wide development, database, and complex system architecture and PM needs. Paul and his partners sold the 60-employee company in 2000 to Demand Media, Inc.


Paul holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Purdue University.[4]