Godaddy India chief on internet adoption, local competition and growth priorities of the domain registrar
With more than 10 million customers worldwide and over 53 million domains hosted, Godaddy.com is the largest domain registrar in the world. The company has offered .in domains in India since 2009. As internet adoption zoomed in India, Godaddy grew 91 per cent since July last year, taking its customer base to a 120,000 users now. The domain registrar set up operations in India in July this year, with Rajiv Sodhi, who has worked for 11 years with Microsoft India at various levels, heading it. Sodhi has already set up its customer care centre in Hyderabad with 40 employees. Watch his first ever video interview since taking over as MD of Godaddy India, in which Sodhi talks about its first-year plans and how it looks to compete with home-grown domain registrars in India.