VP, Chief Marketing Officer
Roland LaPlante's 30-year career in marketing began at Procter and Gamble. He has held senior marketing positions at McGraw Hill, Providian Corporation, Citibank and Heublein, Inc. and was most recently Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Xlibris, an Internet publishing company based in Philadelphia, before joining Afilias Limited as Chief Marketing Officer. Roland has shepherded Afilias into a internationally known brand for secure and reliable registry operations, most notably with technology supporting the .INFO and .ORG domain name registries. Afilias has developed a product line for the RFID market called Afilias Discovery Services (ADS) which solves a key challenge for RFID networks by enabling the quick, and controlled ability to track, trace, and share archived event histories across multiple supply chains and business application software.