Peterson promoted from CSO role.
A familiar face at domain name conferences has been named president of DNC Holdings.
DNC Holdings, which you more likely know by its registrar name Directnic, has promoted Kellie Peterson from the Chief Strategy Officer role.
Peterson will be responsible for DNC’s registrar services, aftermarket, monetization and publishing units.
Before joining DNC Holdings, Peterson ran the Domain Business Unit at Endurance International. Endurance, now a public company, is a rollup of shared hosting and domain name registrars including Domain.com. Prior to Endurance, Peterson was Executive Vice President at Name.com.
In a separate announcement, Directnic said it now accepts bitcoin and other crypto currencies for domain name registrations. It has integrated with GoCoin to accept bitcon, litecoin and dogecoin.