Stéphane Van Gelder

Stéphane Van Gelder

Consultant
Joined on August 27, 2008
Total Post Views: 790,503

About

Stéphane Van gelder is a veteran of the domain industry and an experienced journalist. He heads Milathan, a provider of domain name and Internet consultancy services.

Previously, Stéphane was General Manager at StartingDot, the operator of the .ARCHI, .BIO and .SKI new gTLDs. The company was acquired by Afilias in 2016.

Before StartingDot, Stéphane was General Manager at Indom. He co-founded Indom in 1999 and the company was acquired by Group NBT in 2010.

Stéphane is an international correspondant for print and TV mediaHe specialises in motorsports, the automotive industry and the Internet.

Stéphane has a long history of volunteer service at ICANN, including serving as Chair of the Generic Names Supporting Organisation (GNSO) and the Nominating Committee.

Stéphane earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Sussex University (UK).

Except where otherwise noted, all postings by Stéphane Van Gelder on CircleID are licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Comments

2017 - Jan 06 on Is 2017 Crunch Time for the Domain Industry?
2017 - Jan 05 on Is 2017 Crunch Time for the Domain Industry?
2016 - Feb 29 on ICANN CEO Farewell Letter Overlooks Innovation
2016 - Jan 08 on Premium TLDs, Real Value for Money
2016 - Jan 06 on Premium TLDs, Real Value for Money
2015 - Jul 20 on Rage Against the ICANN Machine
2015 - Jul 20 on Rage Against the ICANN Machine
2014 - Sep 13 on ICANN Board Appoints 2015 NomCom Chair
2014 - Jul 22 on France Wants IGF Replaced by World Internet Council
2014 - Jan 04 on Think ICANN Will End Up Rolling in New gTLD Cash? Think Again!
2014 - Jan 04 on Think ICANN Will End Up Rolling in New gTLD Cash? Think Again!
2014 - Jan 04 on Think ICANN Will End Up Rolling in New gTLD Cash? Think Again!
2014 - Jan 04 on Think ICANN Will End Up Rolling in New gTLD Cash? Think Again!
2013 - Oct 23 on ICANN's Strong Rebuke to Verisign's Chuck Gomes
2013 - May 03 on New Registry Agreement, All Good?
2013 - Apr 19 on Plural TLDs: Let's Stop Throwing Spanners in the Works!
2013 - Apr 19 on Plural TLDs: Let's Stop Throwing Spanners in the Works!
2012 - Apr 30 on Who is Keeping TAS Down?
2012 - Jan 15 on What ICANN is Doing Wrong
2012 - Jan 15 on What ICANN is Doing Wrong
2009 - Jan 24 on That Letter to ICANN from the NTIA
2008 - Aug 27 on Will .cn Become the New .com?

Topic Interests

New TLDsDomain NamesPolicy & RegulationInternet GovernanceDomain ManagementICANNWhoisCybercrimeRegistry ServicesAccess ProvidersDNSMultilinguismDNS SecurityUDRPCybersecurityThreat Intelligence IPv4 MarketsWebEmailPrivacyLawCyberattackCloud Computing

Recent Blogs

How Aruba is Using Racing Sponsorship to Make Itself a Premium Brand

Work in Progress: Preparing the Next Round of New gTLDs

Geo and Brand TLDs Only for a 2019 Second Round of New gTLDs?

Is 2017 Crunch Time for the Domain Industry?

Can the Internet Work Across Borders?

Popular Posts

ICANN CEO Farewell Letter Overlooks Innovation

Geo and Brand TLDs Only for a 2019 Second Round of New gTLDs?

Is the Risk Real With the New gTLD Program? (An Interview with Verisign)

The Rise of Cyrillic Domain Names

Think ICANN Will End Up Rolling in New gTLD Cash? Think Again!