Annalisa Roger, Founder & CEO
Annalisa Roger founded the DotGreen initiative in 2007, and serves as Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board She has been an active participant in ICANN meetings and At-Large Advisory Committee working groups in the past 5 years. Roger was an early member of the Women in the DNS and is on the Organizing Committee. Roger is a co-founder and former Vice-chair of SFBayISOC.org the San Francisco Bay Area & Silicon Valley Chapter of The Internet Society. Since 2010, Roger is a commissioner on the Marin County Board of Supervisors Women’s Commission Board, which advocates for access to services for women and children in the local area. Roger is the co-founder along with Jennifer Knoll of a Non-profit For Public Benefit Charity called The DotGreen Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization. She is native to San Francisco, formerly worked in advertising as a fashion model, and is the daughter of an inventor and Internet pioneer. She lives in Marin County, is married to an engineer, and has four children. Follow her at @AnnalisaRoger.
Tim Switzer, COO & CFO
Tim Switzer serves as both Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He joined DotGreen in 2011, bringing a wealth of experience with the domain industry and ICANN. Switzer previously spent his career in technology companies as a Business Operations executive. He worked at Neustar, Inc., where he led the Domain Name Registry business unit (.BIZ, .US, .CO, etc.) as well as worked on several acquisitions heading up the integration efforts. Prior to Neustar, Switzer was the Vice President of Business Operations and Finance for Visa Interactive / Integrion, in the electronic banking business. He started his career at IBM, where he spent 15 years working in multiple business and finance roles at various locations. He currently lives in the Northern Virginia area and is married, with three daughters. Follow him at @Tim_Switzer.
Jeremy Coon, Executive Director of Business Development
Jeremy Coon acts as Executive Director of Business Development for DotGreen. New Zealand born, he has a global background and perspective. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and moved to San Francisco in 1989. Jeremy has lived in Sydney, London and Los Angeles and spent 20 years working as an equity analyst and Portfolio Manager for some of the most respected hedge funds in the world. Jeremy has invested in numerous companies in varied industries worldwide. The culmination of his successful investing career was in 2007, when his investment contributions to the San Francisco based hedge fund that he worked for resulted in a ranking as the #1 worldwide with an annual investment return of 219%. Jeremy’s focus is now on the Green Economy which he views as an important growth sector. Jeremy lives in Marin County and is married and has two beautiful children. Follow him at @JeremyCoon
Board of Directors
Annalisa Roger, Chairman
Jeremy Coon, Director
Jennifer Knoll, Secretary
Jennifer directs partnerships, outreach, and advocacy for DotGreen. She is interested in the environment, health, and humanitarian problems, and how they are connected, and ways in which the Internet can be used as a tool for the greater good. Jennifer has been attended all ICANN meetings in the past 5 years, and was an early member of ICANN’s Women in the DNS. Knoll is the co-founder and Board Director of a Non-profit For Public Benefit Charity called The DotGreen Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, Before her work with DotGreen, Jennifer attended University of California in Santa Barbara, managed Knoll Software, organized educational non-profit outreach, and worked with Industrial Light & Magic, the acclaimed visual effects division of LucasFilm, LTD in Marin County. Jennifer is married to a visual effects supervisor, one of the original creators of Adobe Photoshop and has four children. Follow her at @JenniferKnoll
Bret Fausett, Director
Bret Fausett is a respected and accomplished Internet and IP attorney with extensive experience in the Industry and the ICANN community. One of the first US lawyers to focus on these issues, he earned a reputation as an expert in the field, and has worked in varying capacities with law firms, appears as a speaker and has written for publications like New Architect and Web Techniques. Since the inception of ICANN, the non-profit company that oversees and manages the Internet’s domain name system, Fausett has served on a number of ICANN advisory boards. Bret lives in the Los Angeles area, is married and has two children. Follow him at @BretFausett
David Maddocks, Director
David Maddocks has nearly 20 years experience building sports and lifestyle brands. He is the CMO of Cole Han, Most recently the Founder/CEO of The David Maddocks Company, his eponymous brand consultancy in 2007 in Portland, Ore. Maddocks is the former CMO of Converse from 2001 through 2007, he helped drive footwear, apparel and marketing – establishing the brand’s marketing and product creation platform as well as leading the company’s business development activities. He was an early collaborator in and led the company’s partnership with (product)RED—a charitable marketing entity created by Irish rock icon Bono and Bobby Shriver. Maddocks led the restoration of the Chuck Taylor All Star franchise. He signed NBA Champion Dwyane Wade in his rookie year, pioneered the brand’s relationship with two-time CFDA Fashion Designer of the Year John Varvatos and led the team in negotiating Converse’s groundbreaking multi-year deal with Target Corporation. He has held Senior marketing positions with RealNetworks, K2 Corporation and Avia Group International. He is on the board of Stella & Dot, a closely held social selling jewelry and accessories company based in Burlingame, California. His lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and three children.
Martin J. Rosen
Martin J. Rosen has worked in an environmental advisory capacity for DotGreen since its inception. One of the Founders of The Trust for Public Land, Rosen has spent a lifetime in conservation, driven by a sense of civic responsibility and environmental necessity. Under Rosen’s leadership, The Trust for Public Land partnered with local, regional, and national organizations and governments, to preserve wilderness resources as well as urban recreation zones, to allow residents to develop a deeper connection with nature.