Ole Jacobsen

Editor and Publisher / The Internet Protocol Journal

Ole Jacobsen – Editor and Publisher / The Internet Protocol Journal

Ole J. Jacobsen is the Editor and Publisher of The Internet Protocol Journal (IPJ), a quarterly technical publication for Internet and Intranet Professionals which was published by Cisco Systems from 1998 to 2013 and is now being relaunched with support from the Internet Society and a number of corporate and private sponsors (http://protocoljournal.org). Ole has been active in the computer networking field since 1976 when he went to work for the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, an early ARPANET site. Ole was with Interop Company since shortly after its formation in 1987 until 1998. He was the Editor and Publisher of ConneXions–The Interoperability Report, a monthly technical journal in the field of computer-communications, published by Interop Company. Jacobsen holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computing Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He serves on the board of the Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA), which hosts the annual APRICOT conference. Ole has served four terms on the ICANN nominations committee, as well as many terms on the IETF nominations committee. Ole was a member of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) from 2008 until 2014. Ole organizes pipe organ demonstrations and concerts (http://www.organdemo.info) at technical meetings such as the IETF, RIPE, CEEnet, APNIC, and ICANN meetings.