Raymond Jetten was born in the Netherlands, but made a permanent move to Finland in December 1988. In the Netherlands, his first computer to computer connections were done in school and at home through a BBS in the beginning of the eighties.
Having started out in the ISP industry more than 20 years ago, working for a small ISP, Raymond has since taken on a variety of roles in the field, playing a key role in several mergers, including EUnet.
At present, Raymond works for a Finnish Telecommunications ICT and online service company, Elisa Oyj, where he is mainly involved in IP number management and peering. He has been active in the RIPE community since 2006, his interests including IPv6 (IPv6 WG co-chair), routing and community driven projects.
He is also involved in nog.fi events, and as an operator working close with TREX, a local exchange. Since September 2022, he has been Treasurer of the Executive Board.
Affiliated organisations: Elisa Oyj
Number of affiliated LIRs: 10