Arnaud Wittersheim

New gTLDs and Compliance Project Manager
Nameshield SAS

Arnaud is currently in charge of new gTLD projects, particularly .BRAND, for companies and other operational projects. He is also responsible for regulatory and contractual compliance.

He began his career in the start-up world and then specialised in DNS and online asset protection services, having held commercial, technical and managerial positions within three registrars.

At Nameshield since 2014, a company owned by its employees. Nameshield offers a wide range of customized cyber security services to businesses and has operations in Germany, France and Canada.

Arnaud is convinced that the key role of the DNS in the security of online assets is still very often underestimated. He participates actively in ICANN’s work on Internet naming policies and has already been a member of registry boards.