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David Soltero

United States of America

Sr. Lead Infrastructure Engineer – Architecture

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Michael Song

United States of America

Operations Specialist III

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Neeraj Sood

United States of America

Lead Product Manager

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Darrel Spearman

Director, Administrative Services and Facilities

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Jane Stark

United States of America

Global Human Resources Business Partner

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Amy Stathos

Deputy General Counsel

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Daniel Stephens

United States of America

Billing, Accounts Receivable and Collections Specialist III

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Samuel Suh

United States of America

VP, IT ICANN Organization and Board Solutions Delivery

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Yan Sun

Senior Software Engineer

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Theresa Swinehart

SVP, Global Domains and Strategy, Co-Deputy to the President and CEO

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Leah Symekher

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Adam Szatyina

Procurement Manager

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Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob

Netherlands

Lead Security, Stability, and Resiliency Specialist

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Mike Takahashi

United States of America

Web Strategy and Content Senior Manager

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Michelle Takamoto

United States of America

Global Human Resources Business Partner

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Flauribert Takwa

United States of America

IT PMO Associate Project Manager

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Bryan Tan

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Laine Tan

Singapore

Contractual Compliance Analyst

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Yien Chyn Tan

Singapore

Global Stakeholder Engagement Regional Specialist, APAC

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Sabrina Tanamal

United States of America

IANA Services Senior Specialist

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Aysegul Tekce

Turkey

gTLD Accounts Sr. Manager

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Liana Teo

Singapore

Head of Communications, APAC

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Gulten Tepe

Turkey

Sr. Coordinator, Advice and Policy Support and GAC Relations

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Michelle Thangtamsatid

United States of America

IANA Services Specialist

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Cynthia Tinsley

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Nicholas Tomasso

VP, Global Meeting Operations

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Liz Torres

United States of America

HR Coordinator

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Alexey Trepykhalin

United States of America

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Caitlin Tubergen

United States of America

Policy Director

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Patrick Tudor

United States of America

Senior Systems Engineer

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Heidi Ullrich

United States of America

VP, Policy Development and At-Large Relations

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Emre Usta

Turkey

Communications Coordinator, EMEA

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Siranush Vardanyan

Armenia

Fellowship Program Manager

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Victor Figueroa Vazquez

United States of America

Technical Services Senior Manager

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Nathalie Vergnolle

United States of America

Planning Director

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Maria Vilardo

Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Gina Villavicencio

United States of America

SVP, Global Human Resources

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Silvia Vivanco

Peru

At-Large Regional Affairs Senior Manager

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Savenaca Vocea

Australia

VP, Stakeholder Engagement - Oceania

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Delina Watson

United States of America

Executive Assistant

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Kirsten Wattson

United States of America

Financial Planning & Analyst Manager

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Russell Weinstein

United States of America

VP, GDD Accounts and Services

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Christian Wheeler

United States of America

Global Support Analyst II

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Andrew White

South Africa

Regional Security Senior Manager – Africa and Middle East

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Champika Wijayatunga

Regional Technical Engagement Manager - APAC

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Michelle Wilson

United States of America

gTLD Services Manager

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Josephine Perez Wolfer

United States of America

Legal Compliance Program Manager

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."