Christian Kaufmann

Senior Director Network Services

Christian Kaufmann is a Senior Director Network Services at Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of Cloud Services. He heads the Network Service department which is responsible for peering, capacity planning, supporting network partners and the architecture of the Akamai Network.

Christian also currently serves as RIPE MAT WG co-chair and as a RIPE NCC Executive Board Member. Having operated the INXS in Munich, co-founded the FranceIX in Paris, served as the Chairman of the AMS-IX Executive Board in Amsterdam and currently being on the Board of Netnod, Christian has extensive IX experience.

Before joining Akamai, Christian was Peering Manager at TeliaSonera, and Technical Operations Manager at Cable & Wireless. Mr. Kaufmann received a Master of Science in Advanced Networking from Open University in the UK. He also holds various technical certifications, including both a CCIE & JCNIE.