Kaveh Ranjbar is the RIPE NCC’s Chief Information Officer.
He is responsible for the planning, operation and development of the RIPE NCC’s global information services as well as its research and development activities. This includes the RIPE NCC’s authoritative DNS services and K-root name server infrastructure, data collection and measurement networks such as RIPE Atlas and the Routing Information Service, data provisioning systems such as RIPEstat, and the RIPE NCC’s data analysis efforts.
Kaveh has been with the RIPE NCC since 2008. Prior to that, he worked for more than 12 years in the Internet services and ISP sectors, mainly in senior technical management positions. He was the engineering founder of one of the largest Iranian ISPs and helped several IT start-ups with software and business process implementations. Kaveh received a M.Sc. in Software Engineering from the University of Oxford and has completed Lean Engineering and Agile Management training at MIT.