WG Chair Biographies

IPv6 WG Chair Biographies

Raymond Jetten

Raymond Jetten was born in the Netherlands, but made a permanent move to Finland in December 1988. Having started out in the ISP industry more than 20 years ago, working for a small ISP, he has since taken on a variety of roles in the field, and played 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, routing and community driven projects. 

Raymond is also a RIPE NCC Executive Board member.

Jen Linkova

Jen is a Network Engineer at Google, Australia. She has been with Google for 11+ years, working on different parts of Google network infrastructure.  Before Google, she worked for Cisco, Russia.

Jen has been an IPv6 advocate for a very long time. She is an active member of the IETF community and co-chairing OpSec Working Group and Path Aware Networking Research Group.

Benedikt Stockebrand

Benedikt Stockebrand has specialised in IPv6 and its deployment since 2003. He is the author of an early book about running IPv6, has carried out IPv6 trainings for more than ten years and is currently specialising working as a freelance consultant for deploying IPv6 in non-standard environments.

Benedikt became co-chair of the RIPE NCC IPv6 Working Group in 2014.