RIPE Programme Committee

The RIPE Programme Committee is responsible for ensuring that the RIPE Meeting programme consists of interesting, relevant and inspiring content. We recruit, select and schedule the plenary of the RIPE Meeting.

Contact the RIPE Programme Committee: pc [at] ripe [dot] net.

How to Submit a Proposal

The RIPE Programme Committee (PC) is now seeking content proposals from the RIPE community for the Plenary, BoFs and tutorial sessions at RIPE 65.
Read the Call for Presentations and Submit a Proposal

Join the RIPE Programme Committee

The RIPE PC is adding new members. Consider joining at RIPE 65 in Amsterdam.

RIPE Programme Committee

Todd Underwood Todd Underwood
PC Chair
Todd is currently a Site Reliability Manager at Google in a position that has almost nothing to do with network engineering or operations, but it does involve ensuring that some fairly interesting infrastructure keeps running well.
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Filiz Yilmaz Filiz Yilmaz
PC Vice-Chair
Filiz Yilmaz holds the position of Senior Director, Participation and Engagement at ICANN since October 2010. She develops engagement, participation and outreach programs and strategies for and with the ICANN Community to bring new participants in and to increase the participation and engagement level of all stakeholders within the multi-stakeholder environment of ICANN.
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Brian Nisbet Brian Nisbet
RIPE Working Group Chair Representative
Brian Nisbet is the RIPE Working Group Chairs representative on the RIPE Programme Committee. He has been active in the RIPE Community since RIPE 48 and he currently co-chairs the Anti-Abuse Working Group.
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Osama I Al-Dosary Osama I. Al-Dosary
MENOG Representative
Osama is a Consulting Systems Engineer working for Cisco’s Emerging Technology Group, supporting Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe for Physical Security. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Networks from the University of Southern California.
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Andrei Robachevsky Andrei Robachevsky
ENOG Representative
Andrei Robachevsky joined the Internet Society’s Standards & Technology Department in March 2011.
Prior to joining ISOC, Andrei was Chief Technical Officer of the RIPE NCC, leading the development of company’s IT strategy, external and internal IT services, and work of the engineering departments.
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Sander Steffann Sander Steffann Sander Steffann started working in the Internet industry in 1995, when he helped to start up Computel Standby BV. He supported Computel while he was a student at Universiteit Twente. Computel started in Apeldoorn (NL) as a small ISP, started the foundation, and has grown into a server management company with its own small datacenter.
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Jan Žorž Jan Žorž Jan Žorž started his professional career in the RS-232/VAX VMS world in 1992 and continued through Novell and Windows environments all the way to Solaris and other UNIX derivatives that represent the native environment for the majority of his projects.
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