Thomas Barrett

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of ICANN's NomCom

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Thomas Barrett is the President of EnCirca. He founded EnCirca, which is an ICANN Accredited Registrar, in 2001.[1]

Career History

Tom Barrett has over 30 years of experience in technology, including over 20 years of experience in internet development and management. EnCirca is a registration and validation specialist for restricted Registries and is currently providing exclusive validation and registration services for 10 Registries. EnCirca is the leading Registrar for: .BANK, .REALTOR, .PHARMACY, .JOBS and .TRAVEL TLDs. EnCirca is also a Trademark Agent for the Trademark Clearinghouse.

Prior to joining EnCirca, he helped Neustar in launching the IP Claims Rights Protection Services for the .biz gTLD.

Mr. Barrett was previously CEO of NetNames,and one of the founding board members of Afilias. He later sold NetNames to NetBenefit (LSE:NBT).

He slso erved as the Vice-President at Thomson CompuMark for 4 years from 1995 to 1999. where he led the development of the SAEGIS trademark research platform. He has also worked as a Product Manager at Aiff Davis/T&T New Media/Interchange Online Network, Senior Consultant at Accenture, CIM Engineer at General Electric Aircraft Engines and Automation Engineer at Pratt & Whitney.[2]


Mr. Barrett attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute for a BS degree and then later graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an MS degree, both in Mechanical Engineering.[3]


Barrett is interviewed by Raymond King at ICANN 42 in Dakar, Senegal.

Barrett is interviewed by Raymond King at ICANN 45 in Toronto, Canada.

Barrett is interviewed by Raymond King at ICANN 49 in Singapore.[4]