About Us

Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and award-winning mobile Web services.

Roland LaPlante

Senior Vice President and CMO

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 industry spokesperson, Roland is a sought after speaker on a variety of TLD issues and has helped position Afilias as a global registry leader.  Roland is 61 years old.