Frank Schilling

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Frank T. Schilling
Photograph of Schilling by Amy Strzalko, 2014
Photograph of Schilling by Amy Strzalko, 2014
BornFrank Taylor Schilling
(1969-07-29) July 29, 1969 (age 49)
Tübingen, Germany
OccupationInternet Investor
NationalityCanadian / Caymanian
Notable worksUniregistry
Website
frankschilling.com

Frank T. Schilling (born July 29, 1969) is an American Internet-investor and the founder of the Cayman Islands based Uniregistry Corporation.[1]

Career[edit]

Schilling founded his company Name Administration Inc. in February 2002.[2]

He financed the Caribbean's first ICANN accredited domain name registrar in 2003, joined as a member of the ICANN business constituency and co-founded the non-profit Internet Commerce Association in 2006.[3]

In 2012, Schilling was revealed by CNET as the financial backer of Uniregistry. In 2019 Uniregistry became a top 10 registrar of domain names across GTLD's and CCTLD's and operates or provides back-end services to 30 top level domain names.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher Kompanek (2014-03-07). "Frank Schilling and the rise of the web domain name industry". Financial Times. Retrieved 2015-05-03.
  2. ^ a b Jackson, Ron (December 2007). "Nice Guy Finishes First: How Frank Schilling Won the Domain Race After Starting at the Back of the Pack". DN Journal. Retrieved 7 December 2014.
  3. ^ Jackson, Ron (November 2006). "T.R.A.F.F.I.C. East 2006: How Domain History was Made at the Westin Diplomat". DN Journal. Retrieved 7 December 2014.