Jonathon Nevett

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Jonathon Nevett is the President and CEO of Public Interest Registry (PIR). Mr. Nevett is a veteran of the domain name industry, co-founding Donuts Inc. in 2010 and helping to raise more than $150 million to form a registry of over 240 internet domain extensions. Prior to this work, he served as Senior Vice President at Network Solutions, where he was responsible for policy, government affairs, registry relations and the corporate ethics office. Mr. Nevett is also the co-founder of the Domain Name Association, an industry trade association, and participated in various leadership roles at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). He has served on numerous boards, including as chair of the board of NameJet and Central Registry Solutions, two joint ventures in the domain name industry, and as vice chair of the board of the Green Acres School. During the Obama Administration, Mr. Nevett was appointed to the Online Safety and Technology Working Group to help protect children on the internet.

A cancer survivor, Mr. Nevett earned a BA in Political Science from Binghamton University and a JD from Harvard Law School.