About The Editor - ISSN 1944-1134

Ole Jacobsen

Ole J. Jacobsen, the Editor and Publisher of IPJ, has been active in the computer networking field since 1976 when he went to work for the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, an early ARPANET site. Ole was with Interop Company (now part of CMP Media) since shortly after its formation in 1987 until 1998. He was the Editor and Publisher of ConneXions--The Interoperability Report, a monthly technical journal in the field of computer-communications, published by Interop Company.

Jacobsen holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computing Science from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

He serves on the board of the Asia Pacific Internet Association (APIA) (, which hosts the annual APRICOT conference (

Ole organizes pipe organ demonstrations and concerts ( at technical meetings such as the IETF and RIPE.

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He can be reached at