Former ICANN executive teams up with China consultancy.
Kurt Pritz has joined Allegravita, a consulting firm led by Simon Cousins that helps companies in the Chinese market.
Pritz held a number of positions at ICANN from 2003-2013, including overseeing the new top level domain name program. After leaving ICANN, he was executive director of the Domain Name Association. He left that role last year.
Domain Name Association is a client of Allegravita, which is where Allegravita and Pritz became acquainted with each other.
Allegrativa has significantly grown its roster of domain name clients over the past twelve months. The company is helping them navigate the challenging waters necessary for Chinese residents to use their domain names.
Pritz will serve as Director Strategic Planning and Policy.