Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of May 19

May 19, 2011

RegistryPro, which operates the .PRO top level domain, is appointing Karim Jiwani as its new CEO. Jiwani will be responsible for the registry’s strategy, marketing, and sales, in which capacity he plans to increase industry awareness of the TLD. Jiwani has more than 12 years of industry experience, and was one of the original board members of Afilias, where he was instrumental in growing the company as a senior director.

140 Proof, a social media marketing firm, hired former Gawker executive Michael Cascio. Before working with Gawker, Cascio was the VP of sales at CollegeHumor, where he was one of the first hires and stayed with the company through its sale to IAC in 2006.