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Meet Our Team
Christian Dawson is currently the Executive Director and Co‐founder of the i2Coalition, annd Executive Director of MHz Foundation. Dawson is the former President of innovative web hosting provider ServInt. Dawson has a degree in leadership from the University of Richmond and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Prior to joining the team, Taylor served in a Director of Operations role for a customer-centric technology firm. During her tenure, she was a key component in doubling the company’s staff size in under two years, as well as establishing an HR and Project Management function. She has a degree in Journalism from Temple University.
Kiran has worked with industry organizations, internet infrastructure groups, governments, chambers of commerce, trade agencies, IGOs and more to achieve the goals of her clients. Kiran has attended dozens of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) meetings where she designs specific engagement and policy strategies for some of the world’s top internet-facing brands. In addition to her expertise and involvement at ICANN, Kiran has worked with and advised the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the White House Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC), the European Commission, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the United States Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Kiran has held leadership positions within ICANN, the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA).
The majority of his career to date has been spent at the L’Oréal Group where he held the title of Marketing Manager for a portfolio of luxury cosmetics brands in the Canadian market, developing a breadth of expertise in 360-strategy development and deployment alongside digital and marketing executions within a fast-paced, dynamic industry. Brandon's marketing management role within a marketing-driven organization offered exposure to a wide-array of business functions, from top-line strategy, to marketing, public relations, logistics, finance (P&L), local sub-contracting & product development, sales, merchandising and business intelligence.
In addition to his brand management experience, Brandon brings to Open-i Advisors his passion for connecting and problem-solving with people, his intuitive creative mindset, design-eye and detail sensitivity, making for a combination that exceeds expectations and a real pleasure to work with.
Data Society’s clients include the U.S. Army, Department of Commerce, Northrop Grumman corporation, the International Monetary Fund, and many others.
Elisabeth brings understanding, communication and organization to her role as consultant at Open-i Advisors. With a heavy focus on project management, relationship management, vendor management and event management.