Paul Hoogsteder

Paul Hoogsteder

Paul started a Dutch dial-up Internet business in 1994. Since then he has worked for a number of Netherlands, UK and US based companies, including Extreme Networks and PSInet.

Currently he runs Meanie, his own little conglomerate that supports several Internet companies all over the world as well as Meanie Distilling, which produces a range of award-winning spirits.

An active member of the Internet community since the 90’s; attending his first RIPE meeting in 1998. Paul has been an AMS-IX board member and actively promotes IPv6. He has keen interests in BGP, IRRs, RPKI and transmission technologies.