Ole J. Jacobsen, the Editor and Publisher of IPJ, 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 (now part of UBM Tech) 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 Network Operators Group Ltd (APNOG) (http://www.apnog.org), which hosts the annual APRICOT conference (http://www.apricot.net), and previously served as chair of the Meetings Committee for IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) (https://iaoc.ietf.org/). Ole has also served on several ICANN and IETF nominations committees. He is Chair-Elect for the ICANN 2020 Nominations Committee.(https://www.icann.org/nomcom2020)
He is a member of:
- The Association for Computing Machinery (http://www.acm.org)
- The American Guild of Organists (http://www.agohq.org)
- The Organ Historical Society (http://www.organsociety.org)
- The House Rabbit Society (http://www.rabbit.org)
He can be reached at email@example.com