Akino started her career in public relations and marketing in London and has worked in Europe, Asia and the United States. She has led and served interim roles in global marketing strategies, product marketing, events management, public relations, corporate communications and regional marketing. Akino holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University College of London, a Master of Science from the London School of Economics, and has trilingual fluency in English, Italian and Japanese.

With more than 13 years’ experience in the domain industry, Alison has managed all aspects of Corporate Domain Management, including domain strategy development and implementation. Alison started her career in the domain industry with MarkMonitor as a Client Services Manager responsible for managing large complex domain portfolios for global brands. Alison is currently responsible for the overall go-to-market message for MarkMonitor’s domain business, is a member of ICANN's Business Constituency (BC), and continues to work face-to-face with many MarkMonitor clients, providing industry insight and domain protection strategies

Anthony is a Client Partnership Manager at MarkMonitor, who oversees  advisory services for Domain customers. These services include domain management, needs assessment, analyzing of customer data, consultative services, domain strategy and program support. His previous positions included Client Services Manager and Senior Client Services manager. These required in-depth knowledge of domain registrations, transfers, scheduled DNS updates, zone configuration and strategy guidance on Top Level Domains. His other responsibilities include writing news articles, new employee development, conducting DNS trainings and managing TLD launches.

Brian J. King is Director of Internet Policy and Industry Affairs at MarkMonitor, where he is a vocal advocate for internet policy that protects the intellectual property rights and promotes the interests of MarkMonitor and its customers. Prior to joining MarkMonitor, Brian spent nine years at CSC Digital Brand Services, most recently as Associate General Counsel and Global Head of Vendors, TLDs, and Compliance.