|Email:||ole [at] protocoljournal.org|
He was introduced to networking in 1976. His first involvement was with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (NDRE), an early ARPANET site.
He serves on the board of the Asia Pacific Internet Association which hosts the annual APRICOT event. In March, 2008, he was appointed by the IESG to serve as a member of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee. Mr. Jacobsen attends the NANOG, and RIPE community events.
Mr. Jacobsen worked with Interop Company, now known as CMP United Business Media, from 1987 until 1998. He was the Editor and Publisher of ConneXions - The Interoperability Report, published by the Interop Company. The ConneXions archive is available online.
Jacobsen holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computing Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England (1978 - 1983). He has also studied at Lillestrøm Gymnas, Lillestrøm, Norway (1973 - 1976) and Den Norske Skolen, Kobe, Japan (1965 - 1969).
- Member of ACM
- The American Guild of Organists
- The Organ Historical Society
- The House Rabbit Society
Ole is known for organizing pipe organ demonstrations at technical conferences, such as RIPE, IETF, and APNIC; and hopes to eventually organize such an event at an ICANN meeting. Visit http://organdemo.info for more information.