Warren Adelman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Warren Adelman
Born 1963
Hamilton, Canada

Warren Adelman (born 1963) is the former CEO of the Go Daddy group of companies, the World's largest domain name registrar; managing more than 50 million domain names and responsible for a significant percentage of the web sites on the Internet.[1] The Go Daddy group of companies is composed of three ICANN-accredited domain name registrars; two of which (GoDaddy.com and Wild West Domains) are in the top ten largest registrars in the World.


Adelman earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history at the University of Toronto.[2] In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew as a native language.[3]


Warren joined Go Daddy after numerous senior positions in the technology market including CEO of NeoPlanet, a customer interaction software company where he established partnerships with Compaq, USA Networks, MTV, Universal Studios, New Line Cinema and others. Warren was also President of Strategic Relations at Network Associates (now McAfee) and Vice President of Business Development at Bigfoot International, a leader in email communications and marketing automation technologies. In 2002, Adelman joined Go Daddy as the Vice President of Corporate Development.

In addition to his role at Go Daddy, Warren served on the Industry Advisory Board at Arizona State University's College of Technology and Innovation. He also was a member of the ICANN Affirmation of Commitments Accountability and Transparency Review team.[4]

Prior to entering the private sector, Warren served as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. He also spent six years in international relations at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., where he served as Chief of Public Affairs. During this time, Warren was a member of the media and communications team for Israel's Delegation to Bilateral Peace Talks held in Washington, D.C. between 1991 and 1996.[5]

Warren is one of several angel investors who participated in funding Optimal, Inc. in late 2012.[6]


  1. ^ "Go Daddy flogs 50 MILLION domains". Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Biographies". Retrieved 5 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Warren Adelman's account profile". Linkedin. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "ICANN.org". 
  5. ^ "Warren Adelman". Crunchbase. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  6. ^ http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/22/optimal-series-b/

External links[edit]