Vladimir Shadrunov is a domain industry consultant specializing in offering services for registries, registrars and domain name holders such as preparation for applications for new gTLDs, development is IDN implementation policies, establishment of registry representations within the committees and constituencies of the ICANN, domain portfolio management, domain acquisition support and many others. Shadrunov has been involved in domain name business for over thirteen years.
Shadrunov started in the domain industry as Chief Software Developer for Feedback Technology Ltd., a domain re-seller company based in Saint Peterberg, Russia in 1999. In 2002, he left the company and assumed the position of Executive Director for DomReg Ltd., the first ICANN accredited registrar in Russia. From 2003-2008, he worked for Fides Ltd., a company that provides administrative, legal and technical solutions for domain name registrars located in Russia, other European countries, and the United States. In 2008, he became as Policy Registrar Liaison at Telnic, the registry operator and sponsor organization for the .tel TLD. He coordinated the policies, technical education for registrars and supervised the outsourcing of technical services needed for the launching of .tel domain name. In 2009, he was named Policy Director of the company. As Policy Director of Telnic, Shadrunov represented the company in the different activities, meetings, and policy development matters within the ICANN community. He was a member GNSO Registries Stakeholder Group. He left Telnic in October 2011 in order to become an independent consultant.
She received a degree in Software Development for Automated Computers and Systems at St. Petersburg Marine Technical University in 1995.