Our team consists of marketing, technology, internet, and domain name experts who have come together to pursue this adventure.
- We are always on the lookout for great talent, especially in the fields of software development and internet technologies, so if this might be you… please visit our careers section and then drop us a line.
Our Management Team
Chris has enjoyed a varied career both in the UK and Canada, working for multi-nationals and banks, starting several companies from scratch, and helping a local Vancouver domaining company to grow from 12 to 50 staff. He loves the fast paced, create – build – change – rebuild – celebrate atmosphere of web based technology companies. Chris has a lot of experience in raising capital for early stage companies and managing the team during the early stages. As one of the co-founders of Left of the Dot, Chris is instrumental in driving the growth of the company and negotiating strategic opportunities. Contact Chris via LinkedIn
John Lyotier, Co-Founder/CMO
John is an entrepreneur and a successful marketer with more than 15 years of experience in promoting, launching, designing, and jumpstarting new businesses and products through innovative marketing concepts. John’s forte is to leverage technology and marketing automation to ensure that early-stage companies compete on equal footing to large, established companies. John also has a unique ability to identify market trends and help define product and business strategies to win in a turbulent or yet-to-be-defined space. John has launched several internet ventures and has worked with domain names and domain parking for several years. As one of the co-founders of the Left of the Dot, John is responsible for many of the product and marketing concepts that propel our domain properties onto the global stage. Contact John via LinkedIn
External Directors & Advisors
Slavik Viner, Director
Slavik Viner has been involved in many areas of the Domain industry since the 1990’s and is widely regarded as one of the most successful Domainers of his generation.
Richard Lau, Director
Frank Michlick, Technical Advisor
Frank Michlick, best known within the domain name industry as one of the founders and lead contributors for Domain Name News, began to work with Internet technology in 1993 and registered his first domain name in 1995. His company, CyberTeam, helped many big European brands build their first internet presence. From 1997 to 2000 he worked to shape one of the biggest German Internet Service/eBusiness providers. During his 5 years at the largest wholesale registrar (Tucows/OpenSRS) he enabled many domain name portfolio owners, registrars, hosting companies and resellers to better manage, monetize and grow their domain names. Most recently, Frank’s entrepreneurial pursuits led him to found DomainCocoon, which provides services in the areas of domain name management, custom registrar creation, and ICANN & ccTLD accreditation consulting. During Left of the Dot’s early days, Frank served as the company’s CTO, helping navigate the complexities of domain infrastructure and DNS administration while building the Left of the Dot Platform.