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Phil Lodico

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Name  Phil Lodico
Education  Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Philip M. Lodico is a founding partner of FairWinds Partners, LLC, as well as the Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse (CADNA) and DigitalDNA. Lodico is an expert on Internet strategy, with a focus on the domain name system, online customer behavior and consumer interactions. He is also the Vice President of CADNA.


Internet and Consulting Policy

In 2006, Lodico co-founded FairWinds Partners, LLC, a domain name strategy consulting firm and serves as managing partner for the company. In 2009, Lodico launched DigitalDNA, a strategic and tactical advisory service regarding unbranded domains. In 2011, The Kalorama Group was formed by Phil Lodico and Josh Bourne to help enterprises sell excess IPv4 and acquire IPv4 to resolve shortages and meet demand until global IPv6 adoption is achieved. Lodico has been involved with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) since 2006 as a member of the Business Constituency "ICANN Business Constituency" He also served on ICANN's 2009 nominating committee "ICANN Nominating Committee"


FairWinds, along with several leading brands, founded the Coalition of Domain Name Abuse in 2007. As Vice President of this non-profit Coalition, Lodico leads members in addressing the growing problem of cybersquatting, the bad-faith registration of a domain name that includes or is confusingly similar to an existing trademark. Lodico also helps to run the Incredible Teddy Foundation (ITF) he founded in 2010 after his son was born and diagnosed with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). ITF works to provide emotional and financial support to the families of babies born with CDH and supports worthy scientific endeavors that try to better understand and treat CDH.

In the media

As the vice president of CADNA, Lodico has appeared in the press multiple times. He has been quoted in the Bureau of National Affairs, Electronic Commerce & Law Report, the New York Times, Forbes and San Francisco’s KCBS.

As a managing partner of FairWinds Partners, Lodico has been interviewed for and quoted in publications in Bloomberg and Brandchannel [4], Intellectual Property Watch and Internet Retailer He has also contributed to Forbes as the co-founder of the Kalorama Group.


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