Adrian is the co-founder and CEO of AusRegistry. Under his leadership, the business has grown from a small Melbourne start-up to a thriving global organisation, creating a strong reputation as the specialist in the development of high-volume, complex, transaction-based Internet systems.
Adrian has devoted more than a decade to the ongoing improvement and evolution of the Internet. His passion for the industry has led him to actively participate within the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) community where, for five years, he was elected to an advisory council contributing to industry-related policies and guides. In this role, Adrian leveraged his extensive industry experience to make a valuable and influential contribution to the creation of ICANN’s ground-breaking new Top-Level Domain program.
Adrian alsospearheaded the formation of the global Domain Name Association (DNA) and is currently serving as Chairman of the Board. In this leadership position and as spokesperson for the organisation, he will continue to make an influential contribution to growing the industry and advocating its commercial interests.
As a thought leader in the technology sector, Adrian’s authority and expertise have seen him become an in-demand industry commentator, with regular appearances with the world’s leading media outlets, such as the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Sky News, The Washington Post and many other leading publications.