Laurie Tarpey, CPA
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Location: Reston, VA
Organization: Public Interest Registry (PIR)
Laurie Tarpey is the Chief Financial Officer of Public Interest Registry (PIR), a $90 million nonprofit in Reston, Va., which manages the 10 million+ domain names using .org for their website address extension. PIR’s mission is: “As an exemplary domain name registry and industry thought leader, we provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world.” PIR was founded by the Internet Society, a nonprofit that supports and promotes the development of the Internet as a global technical infrastructure, a resource to enrich people’s lives, and a force for good in society. PIR contributes its cash surplus to the Internet Society to further its mission.