Kurt Erik Lindqvist

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Country: Sweden
Email: kurtis [at] kurtis.pp.se

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LinkedIn: link=[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kurt-erik-%22kurtis%22-lindqvist/0/35/948   [Kurt Erik Lindqvist

Kurt-Erik (Kurtis) Lindqvist is the CEO of Netnod Internet Exchange[1] and the Owner of Internet Technology Advisor. Lindqvist is also a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and a Participant at IETF.[2]

He holds a degree in Computer Science from Uppsala university in Sweden.

Career History

In 1994, he co-founded Alandia Online, which is one of the two ISPs on the Aland Islands. In 1996, he worked on the merger of Alandia Online with Alcom. From 1997-2000, he was the Technical Director of EUnet Sweden and after that of the KPNQwest Sweden.

Lindqvist has also worked as the Director IP Network Architectures at KPNQwest R&D team. Since June 2002, he has been the CEO of NETNOD.

In 1992, he was the part of a group that setup one of the first BBS:es in Aland.[3]

He has been the WG chair in [RIPE] and the [IETF]

He has Chaired the Swedish Operators Forum, and has been chairman of the board of Euro-IX since 2003.[4]

He has been the chair of South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG).[5] Lindqvist also serves as the co-chair of IETF Multi6-Wg, shim6 WG, v6ops WG and the chair of the RIPE NCC Services WG.[6]


Presentations by Lindqvist


Lindqvist ocassinally writes on his blog