FORA.tv Speaker - Roland LaPlante

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Biography

Roland LaPlante is the Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Afilias. Mr. LaPlante directed the marketing and launch of .INFO in 2001, the first -- and most successful -- new TLD ever launched. An accomplished marketing expert, Mr. LaPlante oversaw the successful applications for and launches of six new TLDs and has supported the growth of 10 ccTLDs on behalf of Afilias.

Mr. LaPlante's 30-year career in marketing includes both consumer and B2B experience. He has held senior marketing positions at McGraw Hill, Providian Corporation, Citibank, Heublein. and Procter and Gamble. Before joining Afilias, he was Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Xlibris, an Internet publishing company based in Philadelphia.

Mr. LaPlante holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Amos Tuck.

1 Program

ICANN: The Next Big .thing: New Top-Level Domains

01.11.12 | 01:14:44 min | 0 comments