SOURCE: Uniregistry


October 06, 2014 17:50 ET

Uniregistry Announces Appointment of Michael Ward as Director of Registrar Operations

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS--(Marketwired - Oct 6, 2014) - is delighted to announce the hiring of Michael Ward as its Director of Registrar Operations. Michael will be responsible for registrar growth, marketing, and product support for the benefit of all registries and customers served by the Uniregistry platform.

Michael has a platinum record successfully managing a large registrar. His gregarious and dynamic leadership will help to provide inspiration and tactical guidance to Uniregistry's all-star technical team. Michael will assist with the integration of the industry's leading sales platform inside the Uniregistry registrar, and will help to grow and maintain Uniregistry's registrar for all clients beginning with its inaugural client, Frank Schilling. "Hiring Michael to oversee the growth of our registrar is like Bruce Wayne hiring Alfred to keep the bat cave in working order. We can all sleep better knowing a man of Michael's caliber and devotion is there to keep our critical infrastructure improving and growing," said Schilling.

Immediately prior to joining Uniregistry, Michael was the COO of "Michael has an uncommon sparkle and drive and we look forward to unchaining his creativity and spirit as he joins the Uniregistry family" said Schilling. "Michael's devotion shows a character and discipline that are uncommon, but akin to many of those who make up the core of the Uniregistry team." A 12 year veteran of the domain name industry, Michael has served ICANN accredited Registrars, PIR (.org) registry, and domain monetization companies. He was Executive Director of the "Domainer Mardi Gras" domain name conference.

When Michael is not online, he enjoys laughing with and learning from his wife and two daughters who will join him in the Cayman Islands. In his spare time, you can find Michael competing in triathlons, including the Augusta Ironman 70.3, or riding his road bike whenever and wherever he can.