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'''Owen Smigelski''' was formerly the Director of Contractual Compliance at [[ICANN]]. He now works at [[Namecheap]] as Head of ICANN Compliance and Relations.<ref>[https://linkedin.com/in/owensmigelski LinkedIn - Owen Smigelski]</ref> He was previously an Attorney with Sunrider International. Prior to this, Owen was a member of several law firms, specializing in trademarks and litigation. Owen's first position after law school was with an intellectual property law firm, where he had the opportunity to work extensively in the fields of trademarks, patents, and copyrights.<ref>[http://www.smigelski.org/resume.html Smigelski's Resume]</ref>
 
  
Mr. Smigelski has been been a PC guru since age seven, when his mom brought home an IBM 5150; he has been a server admin since he became Gopher admin during his freshman year at SUNY Geneseo. His passions have continued to be computers and related technology.
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'''Özge Erdem''' is the COO of [[UK Creative Ideas Limited]], the company brining 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.<ref name="linkedin">[http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/ozge-erdem/12/42/9a2 Ozge Erdem], LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2013 August 20.</ref><ref name="interview">ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.</ref>
  
Between his first and second year of law school, Smigelski had an internship with a French law firm in Paris. It was there he assisted an attorney in drafting a French legal text on the law and intellectual property, specifically trademark protection in domain names, and discovered that IP law was his calling.<ref>[http://www.smigelski.org/about_me.html Smigelski.org]</ref>
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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.
 
 
== Education ==
 
Owen attended university at State University of New York College in 1997<ref>[http://www.lawyernow.com/attorneys/owensmigelski LawyerNow.com]</ref> and received his Law degree from the University of San Diego in 2001.<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/in/owensmigelski LinkedIn]</ref> Owen speaks French fluently, and conversational Spanish and German.
 
  
 
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Country: UK
Email: oe[at]art.art
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Özge Erdem is the COO of UK Creative Ideas Limited, the company brining 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.[1][2]

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.

References

  1. Ozge Erdem, LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2013 August 20.
  2. ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.