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Former ICANN Executive Kurt Pritz Joins Domain Name Association as Executive Director

Kurt Pritz, former ICANN Executive, has assumed the role of interim Executive Director for Domain Name AssociationFormer ICANN executive Kurt Pritz has assumed the role of interim Executive Director for the Domain Name Association, a newly formed non-profit business association that represents the interests of the domain name industry. Kurt will be working with and representing DNA during the ICANN-48 meetings in Buenos Aires. He played a key role in the growth of ICANN and is best known as the architect of ICANN's new gTLD program.

Prior to joining ICANN, Kurt spent nearly a decade at Walt Disney Imagineering where, as Vice President, Engineering & Production, he was responsible for the technical design and delivery of theme park shows and rides worldwide. Kurt also served Eaton Corporation as Plant Manager, advancing the state-of-the-art in automated electronics and avionics manufacturing.

During the ICANN meeting he will be participate in the DNA informational session to be held in Buenos Aires on November 20 from 3 to 5 pm at the Alvear ART Hotel, Suipacha 1036.

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