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Mike Brennan

United States of America

Senior Program Manager

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Samiran Gupta

India

VP, Government and IGO Engagement, APAC and Stakeholder Engagement, South Asia

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Laena Rahim

Singapore

Associate General Counsel, APAC

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Julio Polito

Uruguay

Senior Graphic Designer

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Mike Takahashi

United States of America

Web Content Strategy Director

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Julie Bisland

United States of America

Policy Operations Sr. Coordinator (GNSO)

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Seman Said

United States of America

Sr. Software Developer

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Christian Wheeler

United States of America

Policy Development Support Analyst

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Cecibel Izaguirre

United States of America

Senior Manager, Accounting Operations

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Lars Hoffmann

Belgium

VP, New gTLD Program Management and Deputy Program Lead

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Gozde Aydin

Türkiye, Republic of

Global Support Analyst II

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David Huberman

United States of America

Regional Technical Engagement Manager

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Sandra Espinoza

United States of America

Billing, Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist III

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Jane Sexton

United States of America

Communications Associate Manager, GDS

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Shani Quidwai

United States of America

Senior Director, Finance

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Elena Plexida

Belgium

Vice President, Government and IGO Engagement

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Bryan Tan

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

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Michael Karakash

United States of America

Sr. Policy Research Manager

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Charmaine Lim

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Senior Specialist

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Danielle Rutherford

United States of America

Policy and Technology Development Support Manager

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Alex Morshed

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

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Justin Ho

United States of America

GDD Services Manager

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Charlotte Anongos

United States of America

Sr. Software Engineer 1

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Vera Major

Switzerland

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Cyrus Jamnejad

United States of America

GDD Accounts Manager

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Liz Chai

Singapore

Regional Accounting Assistant Manager

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Adam Peake

Netherlands

Civil Society Engagement Sr. Manager

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Rodrigo Saucedo Linares

Plurinational State of Bolivia

Stakeholder Engagement Director, Andean Region and LAC Strategic Initiatives

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Kathy Schnitt

United States of America

Policy Operations Specialist (SSAC)

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Pablo Alvarez

United States of America

Infrastructure Architect

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Sarmad Hussain

Pakistan

Senior Director IDN and UA Programs

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Samuel Suh

United States of America

VP, Strategic Projects & Back Office Systems

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Charmayne Adams

United States of America

Sr. Payroll Administrator

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Hina Sattar

United States of America

Global Support Associate Manager

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Jared Erwin

United States of America

Director, New gTLD Program

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Valerie Heng

Singapore

GDD Accounts Senior Manager

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Jeanette Caldera

United States of America

Director, Learning & Development and HR Operations

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Stephanie Moench

United States of America

Sr. Manager, Global Support

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Terri Agnew

United States of America

Policy Operations Specialist (GNSO)

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Jia-Juh Kimoto

United States of America

Project Manager I

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Marc Salvatierra

United States of America

Sr. Product Manager 2

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Natalie Schoer

United States of America

Creative Services Manager

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Rob Hoggarth

United States of America

VP, Policy Development & GAC Relations

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Xavier Calvez

United States of America

SVP, Planning & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Laura Bengford

United States of America

Director, Relationship & Delivery Management

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Carlos Reyes

United States of America

Sr. Policy Director, Community Operations and Programs

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David Olive

United States of America

SVP, Policy Development Support & Managing Director - Washington, D.C.

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Bart Boswinkel

Netherlands

VP, Policy Development & ccNSO Relations

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."