About Us

1API is an accredited registrar for all gTLDs (Generic Top Level Domains), covering .com, .net, .org, and the nTLDs (.club, .berlin, etc.) as well as over 80 ccTLDs (Country Code Top Level Domains). The executive management and senior managers are active participants in promoting and growing the domain industry. Representatives of 1API attend many industry events through the year including important ICANN meetings that cover governance of the industry.

Registrar Accreditations

1API GmbH proudly obtained ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) accreditation in November 2007. Headquartered in Marina Del Rey, California, USA, ICANN is a non-profit corporation that was created in 1998 to oversee a number of Internet-related tasks including the management and the assignment of domain names and IP-Addresses through accredited registrars such as 1API.

Memberships

1API GmbH proudly obtained ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) accreditation in November 2007. Headquartered in Marina Del Rey, California, USA, ICANN is a non-profit corporation that was created in 1998 to oversee a number of Internet-related tasks including the management and the assignment of domain names and IP-Addresses through accredited registrars such as 1API.

Corporate Facts

Headquartered in Homburg, Germany

Founded in 2006

President and CEO: Jens Wagner

CSO: Robert Birkner

CMO: Tony Kim

ICANN Accredited in 2007

Member of RIPE NCC

Domain Engineering/Systems Facts

Domain Systems Engineering Years of Expertise: > 10 Years

Main Datacenter: Saarlouis, Germany

Fully redundant clustered software and systems infrastructure

Five levels of security to ensure privacy and protection

Jens Jens

Jens Wagner
CEO

Jens Wagner is the Chief Executive Officer of HEXONET Global, and the founder and President of HEXONET GmbH in Homburg, Germany. Prior to HEXONET, Jens co-founded Key-Systems GmbH where he served as Chief Technical Officer during the company’s expansion. Jens is considered a foremost expert in domain industry technology and Internet systems, and is known worldwide as a technology innovator. Jens works out of our Germany offices.

Contact:Talstrasse 27, 66424 Homburg, Germany

Robbie Robbie

Robert Birkner
CSO

Robert Birkner is the Chief Strategy Officer at HEXONET Global, and the founder and President of HEXONET Services Inc. in Vancouver, Canada. Robert, aka Robbie as we like to call him, has held many executive positions at various prominent domain and web-hosting companies including Key-Systems GmbH, DomainPeople Inc., and Hostway Corporation. Robert is considered a foremost expert on the Top-Level-Domain industry and is known throughout the industry as a connector and disruptor. Robert works out of our Canadian offices.

Contact:#2235 - 6900 Graybar Road, Richmond, BC, Canada, V6W 0A5

Tony Tony

Tony Kim
CMO

Tony is the Chief Marketing Officer at HEXONET Services Inc. and has been in the domain industry for over 15 years. Prior to joining the domain community, Tony held executive and director level positions at various technology and startup companies including: Hostway Corporation, BroadXchange Inc., a IQndLinux. His experience combined with an innate ability to identify and develop new business models has contributed to HEXONET's growth and impressive evolution of product offerings. Tony works out of our Canadian offices.

Contact:#2235 - 6900 Graybar Road, Richmond, BC, Canada, V6W 0A5

Marie Marie

Marie Lanyon
VP Marketing

Marie Lanyon heads up all things marketing at HEXONET. With a long existing passion for excellent communication, brand building, and storytelling, she has found a perfect match in HEXONET and the domain industry. Marie's experience includes working with a variety of tech start ups, and leading and building teams at advertising agencies. Marie works out of our Canadian offices.

Contact:#2235 - 6900 Graybar Road, Richmond, BC, Canada, V6W 0A5

Sven Sven

Sven Ropers
CTO

Sven Ropers is HEXONET’s Chief Technology Officer and manages all aspects of our engineering including direct oversight of major projects like the Control Panel (web interfaces), systems engineering, and new product development. Sven is an expert in domain systems, domain name protocols, and back-end systems, and is headquartered at HEXONET GmbH in Homburg, Germany.

Contact:Talstrasse 27, 66424 Homburg, Germany

Lucas Lucas

Lucas Vall
VP Product Development

Lucas Vall has been connected with HEXONET for many years and leads our impressive front end development team. Previous to joining HEXONET, Lucas was based in Tokyo, Japan working for GMO Brights Consulting where he specialized in new gTLDs. Today, you can find Lucas at our Canadian offices pushing HEXONET's lofty offerings forward and helping our technical visions become reality.

Contact:#2235 - 6900 Graybar Road, Richmond, BC, Canada, V6W 0A5