Kim Davies

Kim Davies

Manager, Root Zone Services
Joined on February 23, 2005
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About

Kim Davies joined ICANN as IANA Technical Liaison. His primary responsibilities are for DNS root zone management, and other domain name related aspects of IANA's work.

Kim's previous role was as Technical Policy Advisor to CENTR, the Council of European National TLD Registries. His role on the CENTR secretariat, and his representation of European country code managers in international fora, brought additional knowledge and expertise to ICANN as ICANN continues to strengthen its service to IANA customers, particularly TLD managers. Kim's appointment continues to show ICANN's commitment to serving a global Internet community.

Prior to his appointment at CENTR Kim held a number of appointments concerned with Domain and ISP management, including as Head of Web Services for iiNet, an Internet Access company. He was also on the board of the .au domain manager auDA from its founding through to 2005, and was responsible for commissioning and operating a key Australian Internet exchange point. Kim was also the Principal of Cynosure Innovation, an Internet consulting business.

Comments

Putting String Similarity into Context: Bulgaria's IDN (.бг) vs. Brazil's ccTLD (.br)

A Thought About Not-Quite-ASCII Top Level Domains

The Tempest in the TLD Teapot

Topic Interests

DNSCyberattackDomain NamesNew TLDsCybersecurityRegistry ServicesCybercrimeICANNMultilinguismSpamDNS SecurityWebPolicy & Regulation

Recent Blogs

How to Place Top-Level Domain Trust Anchors in the Root

Why DNS is Broken, in Plain English

Current Difficulties With Displaying Internationalized Top-Level Domains

CENTR Statement on IDN Homograph Attacks

Popular Posts

CENTR Statement on IDN Homograph Attacks

Why DNS is Broken, in Plain English

Current Difficulties With Displaying Internationalized Top-Level Domains

How to Place Top-Level Domain Trust Anchors in the Root