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Wednesday, January 13 • 10:35am - 11:40am
Naming the Innovation Economy
Naming the Innovation Economy
The two things working best in the global economy are the Internet and the startup-driven innovation movement. Following up on the tech innovation focus of CES, come learn about where innovation will take us in 2016 and beyond. We will also explore what role the names community does have, or can have, in the innovation economy.

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Christian Dawson (i2Coalition)

Executive Director, i2Coalition
Christian Dawson was a founder of the Save Hosting initiative, designed to galvanize web hosting providers in matters of public policy, and is currently Chairman and co-founder of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition. He is a staunch advocate for Internet freedom as a tool for social and economic growth by fostering the growth and expansion of the Internet infrastructure industry.


Pervez Delawalla

CEO, Net Data Centers
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Paul McGrady

Chair of Trademark, Domain Name & Brand Enforcement, Winston & Strawn
Paul D. McGrady, Jr. is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s Chicago office and chair of the firm’s trademark, domain names, and brand enforcement practice.  Paul is the author of McGrady on Domain Names and of McGrady on Social Media, both of which are published by LexisNexis.   He represents global brand owners, new gTLD registries, and “good actor” registrars, in ICANN matters.  Paul also works with clients in the adoption... Read More →
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George Minardos

ceo, .build

Wednesday January 13, 2016 10:35am - 11:40am
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