Alexa Raad

Alexa Raad

CEO of Architelos
Joined on June 22, 2006 – United States
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Alexa Raad is an entrepreneurial executive with an extensive track record in the domain name industry.

She is the CEO of Architelos, a strategy and marketing consulting company for clients in the DNS and IP industry.

Most recently, she served as the CEO of .ORG, the Public Interest Registry from July 2007 to September 2010. She has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications, payment, and Internet sectors. Under her leadership, .ORG experienced rapid growth from 6 million in registrations to over 8 million, and from $35 million to $54 million from 2007 to 2010 respectively. She is not only a back-to-back winner of the Smart100 CEO award for 2008 and 2009, but also under her leadership PIR was named a FUTURE 50 company, recognition reserved for the 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington Area.

Prior to PIR, Alexa co-founded dotMobi, a top-level domain for the mobile market. She also founded the DNSSEC Industry Coalition and the Registration Infrastructure Security Group (RISG), both international industry groups focused on innovative approaches to resolving security issues on the Internet. Alexa is an influential leader in the area of internet security and stability, and has hosted forums and participated on many panels examining related trends and best practices.

Alexa received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maryland, and her MBA and MSIS from George Washington University. She is currently a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the National Association of Corporate Directors, Mindshare, VISTAGE, GWU Luther Rice Society, Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the Economic Club of Washington.

Alexa Raad can be reached at [email protected].


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