Piotr Strzyżewski is the owner of Internet Sailor, a private IT and cybersecurity consulting company. Previously, he worked for over 20 years in academia, at the Silesian University of Technology, where he headed the Security and Network Operations Department. After this period, he moved to the commercial environment, where he worked and contracted for various companies.
In the past, he has been an active member of the PIONIER consortium community (Polish NREN) and a member of the Abuse-Forum, an informal community of anti-abuse teams in Poland. He was also one of the pioneers of the deployment of the eduroam project in Poland, one of the world's largest roaming access services for users in the research and education sector. He was also one of the core members of the Silesian Linux Users Group in the 1990s. As an advocate of "open knowledge", he has given lectures on Linux, networks and security.
Piotr has been an active member of both the RIPE community and the RIPE NCC for over fifteen years. In that time, he has served as co-chair of the RIPE Database Working Group and was a member of the RIPE Anti-Abuse Contact Management Task Force. He also delivered a number of presentations on policy proposals and their implementation. In addition, he was an active member of the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme Task Force, which contributed greatly to the creation of crucial documents such as the Charging Scheme and the Activity Plan and Budget.
Piotr brings to the Board his curiosity, inquisitiveness and dedication to meeting and listening to members in every part of the RIPE NCC service region, as well as his extensive professional experience, particularly in the field of security.
Piotr holds a Master's degree in Computer Science and an MBA. He also holds a number of high-level professional certifications. Piotr is an enthusiastic traveller, a keen learner and enjoys sailing in his spare time.
Affiliated organisations: Internet Sailor
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