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Every 2nd domain transaction
is handled by Sedo.
Welcome to the world's leading platform for domain buyers and sellers!
19 million domains for sale
2 million customers worldwide
700,000 domain sales since Sedo's founding
130 employees in Cologne and Boston
The first stop on your way to online success
Good ideas and great products need the right name, and an internet address which is as easy to remember as possible, but what can you do if the domain you want is already taken?
It was still easy in the pioneer years of the World Wide Web to register suitable names as internet domains, but meanwhile practically all web addresses which promise success are already taken.
As the largest trade platform for “used” domains, we help customers all over the world to find the perfect domain when the preferred domain of choice is already taken.
We bring hundreds of buyers and sellers together every day, and with a market share of 60%, we are the leading provider in what we refer to as the "secondary market" for previously registered domains.
Welcome to the world's largest domain marketplace.
With over 19 million listed domains and 2 million customers, Sedo is the world's largest platform for the professional trading of web addresses.
What started as a "Search Engine for Domain Offers", today Sedo's online shop provides not only a convenient searchable domain marketplace, but also extensive services for domain buyers and sellers: From domain parking to value appraisals all the way up to the brokerage and marketing of domains by our professional brokerage team.
Specially tailored to customers from the internet industry, one of the world's largest distribution networks for domains (SedoMLS) offers extensive registry services which we use to support owners of Top Level Domains (TLDs) with the market launch of their new domain extensions.
Sedo has been a member of United Internet AG since 2001.
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Sedo – The numbers
Numerous data and domains are closely scrutinized every day at Sedo to ensure that you obtain the web address of your choice. Take a look at our own numbers and get to know us better.
From startup to industry leader - a unique success story
Within just a few years, Sedo – the "Search Engine for Domain Offers" has developed into the largest player in the secondary domain market with a 60% market share.
Matthias Conrad started his career in 1999 as product manager at Vodafone Germany. As a qualified electrical engineer, he worked for Vodafone Egypt and Vodafone Hungary for six years, where he was responsible for product management and customer marketing in the B2B segment until 2011 as Director Marketing. Since July 2011 Matthias Conrad has been working for 1&1 IONOS. He was responsible for the product management for the international web hosting and e-commerce business and most recently as Head of Marketing for the re-branding and brand introduction of 1&1 IONOS. In addition, he completed an extra-occupational MBA at Henley Business School.
Barbara Stolz has been the new Managing Director of Finance (CFO) at Sedo GmbH since February 2016. She manages the Finance & Controlling, Human Resource and Legal business units. Barbara began her professional career at Metro AG and then obtained corporate group experience in the areas of finance, controlling and taxation at various large companies. She began working at QSC AG in 2005 as the Head of Invoicing. In 2009 she became the Business Unit Manager of Finance and was appointed CFO in 2013. Barbara has completed vocational training as a publishing company manager and accountant.
COO Chief Operating Officer
Michael Robrock is Sedo’s Chief Operating Officer. In the COO role, Michael oversees all customer-facing departments including Sales and Operations. With a solid background in the domain and online marketing industries, Michael is responsible for leading collaborative efforts to drive core focusses including Sedo’s customer experience and maintaining an exceptionally high level of support.
As an industry insider and domain veteran with 20+ years serving in leadership roles, Michael knows firsthand the intricacies of the domain world and how to deliver a superior customer experience. Michael’s past work experience also includes consulting to various business types. He holds an Applied Sciences Degree from the University of Munich.
As CTO Dieter Granitzki is responsible for overseeing the entire technical infrastructure at Sedo. He has 30 years of experience in IT and software development. His enthusiasm for software development is also coupled with a dialed-in understanding of Sedo’s technical landscape and products both existing and in development.
Prior to Sedo, Dieter led the development teams at Werkenntwen.de and Affilicon. In addition to the leadership responsibilities of this role, he also oversaw the introduction of DevOps, the development from start to finish of high-volume websites, as well as introducing direct-to-consumer eCommerce services.
CSO Chief Strategy Officer
Hakan Ali assumed the position of Managing Director at the Sedo GmbH in 2017. In 1998, Hakan Ali founded InterNetX GmbH and has been Director of Marketing and Sales ever since. Under his management, InterNetX GmbH has become one of the most successful Internet service providers for resellers and professional users on the international market. Hakan Ali will use his long-standing experience in the domain industry to advance the development of sales synergies and global marketing strategies at Sedo. Hakan Ali is also on the board of directors for PSI-USA, Inc. and a member of the board of management at Schlund Technologies.
CMO Chief Marketing Officer
Christian Voss has been a Sedo customer since 2001, in the company since 2013, and became Sedo's Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in January 2016.From Cologne, he manages the company's global marketing and PR activities and promotes its international presence. Voss began his professional career as a traffic planner and was consultant and CEO of two online marketing and SEO agencies in Cologne since 1999. Christian Voss studied in Manchester and Göttingen, and has a master's degree in geography from the Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen.
CSO Chief Sales Officer
Matthias Meyer-Schönherr was recently named Sedo's new Global CSO tasked with leading the company's sales teams in Cologne, Germany and Boston, USA. With Sedo since 2007, Matthias was previously the Vice President of Global Business Development where he drove critical business development efforts including the establishment and successful expansion of the SedoMLS network. Matthias studied Business Administration at the University of Marburg followed by legal studies at the University of Cologne.
Head of Product Management
Andreas is Head of Product Management at Sedo. In his role he is responsible for the development of the Sedo Marketplace, Services for Domain Owners and Domain Parking. His focus is to help domain owners succeed in monetizing and selling their domains as well as helping potential domain buyers to find the domain name they need. Andreas joined Sedo in 2013 and held various positions as a Product Manager. He has worked as Head of Sales & Marketing in a Couponing Startup before and holds a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Cologne.
Head of Operations
Dirk Ochotzki began working at Sedo as the Director of Transfer in 2006. He has been the Head of Operations since January, 2013. His range of responsibilities includes the Customer Support, Transfer and Security & Compliance teams. He is also in charge of Commercial Services at Sedo. Before coming to Sedo, Dirk gained experience in various mid-level management roles at Sony in Belgium and the Netherlands. Dirk studied machine technology at the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen.
Dharmesh Shah, CTO
"We put a lot of thought into posting valuable content for our customers, partners and even employees, so culturecode.com was a natural place to unveil our own culture code.
We also wanted the ability to easily share the code, and giving someone a lengthy URL or asking them to do a search on our site isn’t very convenient. On the other hand, a custom domain like culturecode.com is much easier to remember.”