Kurtis Lindqvist has a broad background in engineering and business development of ISP and worldwide carrier networks. He has spent the past 20 years working actively in the Internet community in several varied roles. From 2002 to 2015, he was the CEO of Netnod. Since 2003, he has also been the chairman of Euro-IX. And between 2005-2009, Kurtis served as a member of the Internet Architecture Board. Additionally, he has participated actively in the development, standardisation, and deployment of IPv6 in the IETF and various other operational forums.
Kurtis has served as the RIPE NCC Services Working Group co-chair since 2004. He is a regular and appreciated speaker at several international Internet conferences such as RIPE, APRICOT, and NANOG.