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The RIPE Programme Committee

The RIPE Programme Committee (PC) 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.

Comprised of up to 11 volunteers from different parts of the RIPE community, the RIPE PC plans and develops the programme for each RIPE Meeting.

The current PC members are:

Valerie Aurora

Valerie Aurora

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 91

Valerie Aurora first began working in networking in 2000, writing drivers for obscure supercomputing network interconnects.

Biography
Doris Hauser

Doris Hauser

RIPE PC Member, DNS Working Group Chair

Term ends: RIPE 90.

Doris Hauser is currently working at nic.at, the Austrian registry, as a Linux sysadmin

Biography
Franziska Lichtblau

Franziska Lichtblau

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 91

Franziska has a background in Internet measurement research with a focus on interconnection and BGP, and now works at SAP developing and supporting an internal infrastructure as a service cloud platform.

Biography
Brian Nisbet

Brian Nisbet

Anti-Abuse Working Group Chair

Brian Nisbet is also the RIPE Programme Committee's Vice Chair and the RIPE Working Group Chairs representative.

Biography
Antonio Prado

Antonio Prado

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 89

An open source enthusiast, Antonio Prado is currently the Chief Technology Officer at AS59715.

Biography
Moin Rahman

Moin Rahman

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 89

Moin is currently pursuing his Masters Degree in Computer Security.

Biography
Khalid Samara

Khalid Samara

MENOG Representative

Khalid is a telecommunications and ISP expert with extensive experience in Internet, mobile, engineering and security technologies.

Biography
Massimiliano Stucchi

Massimiliano Stucchi

RIPE PC Chair

Term ends: RIPE 88

Massimiliano “Max” Stucchi joined the Internet Society in 2019 as Technical Advisor for the European Bureau.

Biography
Wolfgang Tremmel

Wolfgang Tremmel

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 88

After completing his degree at Karlsruhe University, Wolfgang started working as a network engineer in 1994.

Biography
Clara Wade

Clara Wade

RIPE PC Member

Term ends: RIPE 90

Since 2022, Clara has been helping develop the IP address strategy at AWS, where she is also an inclusion ambassador.

Biography
Jan Žorž

Jan Žorž

PC Vice Chair, SEE Representative, BCOP Task Force Chair

Jan Žorž is a VP of 6connect Labs, working on the development of various protocols and network solutions to accelerate the global deployment of IPv6.

Biography