We are
Openprovider

Growing businesses and improving people’s lives with the best innovative technologies

Openprovider is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and technology company. We were founded in 2004 in Rotterdam, Netherlands by our founder and CEO Arno Vis. Since then, we have grown to be a multicultural team of 70+ people. We work fully remotely across more than 15 different countries and 4 different continents. Flexibility, innovation and a result-oriented attitude are at the heart of our business and are what makes our people thrive.

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Our story and mission

Back when our founder and CEO Arno Vis founded Openprovider, the domain registrar landscape looked quite different than it does nowadays. There was hardly any competition, so the main existing wholesalers monopolized the market and greatly overcharged their customers for their new domains.

Over 20 years as an entrepreneur had given Arno enough experience to know that he didn’t want to play that game: so he didn’t. He decided to introduce the Membership model, which centered our focus on serving our clients and building long-lasting relationships with customers. Growing with our clients is at the core of our business.

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Openprovider is fully remote

During the last three years, more and more companies have chosen to go fully remote — and Openprovider is one of them. As of 2020, we have closed our offices and have converted to working fully from home. Flexibility and a result-oriented attitude are what define our remote work culture. We do not use time trackers: what matters most to us is the quality of your work.

Our core values

Be a wolf, not a sheep

We value and promote the entrepreneurial spirit of everyone in our organization, which helps us deliver innovative and creative solutions.

Knowledge equals power

We are constantly hungry for knowledge and focus on the importance of education and learning, both for ourselves and our customers.

Enjoy what you do and do what you enjoy

We aim to create an environment in which our people can experience fun and enjoyment in what they do. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Quality results in quantity

We prioritize excellence and attention to detail in order to not just accomplish our goals, but surpass them.

TEAM: Together everyone achieves more

Teamwork makes the dreamwork. We believe the power of collaboration is key to achieve our best results.

Meet our leadership team

Arno Vis<br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">CEO </mark> image

Arno Vis
CEO

Arno has over 30 years of experience in building successful businesses, including Hosting Concepts, Openprovider and Procys. Born and raised in the Netherlands, he currently resides in Barcelona, Spain.

Pulkit Kakar <br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">CFO </mark> image

Pulkit Kakar
CFO

Pulkit has over 22 years of experience in financial management across various countries and industries, including private equity, FinTech and robotics. Originally from Delhi, India, he is currently based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Robert Aguilar<br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">COO </mark> image

Robert Aguilar
COO

Robert has over 10 years of experience in software innovation and development in companies like Plesk and Google.After some years living in the UK, he is now back in Barcelona, where he was born and raised.

Joan Puyol<br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">CMO</mark> image

Joan Puyol
CMO

Joan Puyol, with 20 years in global tech marketing, specializes in data-driven customer acquisition and product marketing. Skilled in leading teams for market growth, he has headed up Marketing at CloudBlue and Clariba.

Hicham El Hafed<br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">Director Procys </mark> image

Hicham El Hafed
Director Procys

Hicham is a tech entrepreneur with expertise in programming, cybersecurity, and marketing. He leads Procys, an AI-powered document processing spin-off, revolutionizing the industry.

Ashwini Shetty<br><mark style=" background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400;color:#778AAC;font-size:18px;">Head of Sales </mark> image

Ashwini Shetty
Head of Sales

Ashwini has over 10 years of experience in enterprise sales for companies like Directi, ResellerClub and Logicboxes. She is originally from Mumbai, India but currently resides in Toronto, Canada.

Our products and services

Domain registration

Premium Anycast DNS

Plesk

SpamExperts

EasyDMARC

SSL certificates

Our locations

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Netherlands

Hosting Concepts BV
Hofplein 20
3032 AC Rotterdam
The Netherlands

India

Hosting Concepts Private Limited
WeWork Zenia, 4th Floor, Hiranandani Circle, Hiranandani Business Park, Thane, Maharashtra, 400607

Spain

Openprovider SL
Plaça Mercat 9-0001
08018 Barcelona,
Spain

Canada

Openprovider Inc
197 Hanlon Creek Boulevard
Ontario
Canada, NIC 0A1

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