Carsten Schiefner has worked professionally with the Internet since 1996, especially with the DNS. His focus is on technical and non-technical aspects such as Internet policies, the interactions of the Internet with politics, society and the economy, and the service concept with new basic technologies. From 1996 to 2002, he was responsible for the external relations of Internet Service Provider TCP / IP and Primus Telecommunications. From 2002 to 2004 he was in the same position at RIPE NCC in Amsterdam. Carsten Schiefner then represented Deutsche Telekom as International Coordination Consultant and Telnic as “Registrar Relations and Policy Director” at Telnic. Carsten Schiefner has been a member of ICANN meetings since 1999 and has also been a member of DENIC’s eGovernment Board since 1998.