Kurt Erik Lindqvist
|Email:||kurtis [at] kurtis.pp.se|
Kurt-Erik (Kurtis) Lindqvist is the CEO of Netnod Internet Exchange and the Owner of Internet Technology Advisor. Lindqvist is also a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and a Participant at IETF.
He holds a degree in Computer Science from Uppsala university in Sweden.
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.
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.
Lindqvist occasionally writes on his blog