Roland LaPlante

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Roland LaPlante has over 30 years’ senior marketing experience, beginning with Procter and Gamble in brand management, and then successive positions at Heublein/Diageo, Citibank, McGraw-Hill, Providian and Xlibris (an online publisher). Since joining Afilias in 2001 as Chief Marketing Officer, he has overseen both corporate and product marketing for Afilias, including the launch of the most successful new TLD to date (.INFO) and the establishment of Afilias’ leading position in the current new TLD round. As the company’s principal spokesperson, Roland has spoken extensively on the benefits of dotBrands and has helped position Afilias as both a global registry leader and a leading supporter of dotBrand top level domains.

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