This Wednesday we're joined by Nicolai Bezsonoff, COO and co-founder of .CO Internet, the company behind the .CO domain extension ( Angelist.co, 500.co, Projective.co). He'll give us the scoop on how they launched .CO Internet, selling over 1.4 Million domains in just 2 years. Join us for some great conversation, free beers and snacks. All Projective Space Members and friends welcome!
Nicolai Bezsonoff is the Chief Operating Officer for .CO. Nicolai has been with the company since its inception and was responsible for the smooth transition of the TLD and its successful launch. Apart from playing a key role defining the company’s corporate strategy, he oversees every aspect of it’s operations, with the primary responsibility of ensuring a secure and reliable experience of the .CO domain to users, customers, and partners. His claim to fame: 100% uptime… after lots of coffee.
Nicolai brings more than 16 years of experience in technology, operations and product development. Originally from Colombia (no, he’s not Russian), Nicolai was the Director of Technology and Operations for Citigroup in their New York headquarters. In that role he was responsible for defining the technological strategy for the commercial, corporate, and investment banking divisions of the bank – overseeing a large team in New York, London, São Paulo, and Mumbai. Prior to that he held senior roles for Zefer Consulting and Cambridge Technology Partners providing technology strategy and advisory services to global 1000 firms. Nicolai holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami (Yeah, Juan), as well as an MBA from Columbia University and London Business School.