Get to know our experts – Thomas Keller
Our goal is to satisfy customers by offering a range of customized products which meet their respective needs. Our product teams are therefore constantly working on developing and improving our portfolio. We’d like to introduce these experts personally on the 1&1 blog. Here, you’ll find insights into the IT industry and useful tips and tricks for our hosting products.
As the Head of Domain Services at 1&1 Internet SE, Thomas is responsible for our global domain portfolio and maintaining a relationship with the registry partner. In this role, his focus is classic domain endings like .com, .de and .net to name just a few, as well as the many new top level domains such as .email, .shop and .store. Other services which fall under his watch include the domain check function, domain transfers, private domain registration and the Whois lookup service.
Thomas has worked in a number of positions at 1&1 since 1998 and before that at Schlund+Partner. Between 2003 and 2008 he was a representative of the European registrar of the ICANN GNSO Council. In addition, since 2007 he has been a member of the supervisory board of the DENIC and chairman since 2013.
With nearly twenty years of experience in the IT industry, Thomas is a proven expert in the field of domains, DNS, SSL and digital identity. His first post on the 1&1 Blog will be up soon!