Bart is co-founder of IP Metro and a seasoned attorney, specializing in (international) Commercial Law, with a particular focus on Intellectual Property Law, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law.
He is a highly pragmatic and commercial thinker who serves TLD applicants in developing their strategies, managing their approval and delegation processes with ICANN, and defining and managing their launch processes. Bart has defined and directed the launch processes for most of the TLDs that have been introduced over the past ten years, including .MOBI, .TEL, .EU, .ASIA, .ME, .CO, .SO, and many others. He was also a part of defining ICANN’s evaluation processes and criteria, which became a part of the new gTLD Applicant Guidebook.
Within IP Metro, Bart is the one churning out most of the business ideas and is responsible for business development.