RIPE NCC (Netherlands)
Robert is a program designer mathematician and CISSP, with keen interest on R&D and security. He designed one of the first Hungarian web shops (1996), was one of the core team members starting up a qualified public certification authority (CA) in the early 2000s, which he also managed until 2006.
He joined the RIPE NCC in 2006 as a system architect where he was a core contributor to the resource certification (RPKI) efforts. He has been leading the Science Group since 2008 and as such he’s responsible for most of the RIPE NCC’s R&D efforts. He is the lead architect of RIPE Atlas.