Alex Band is the Director of Product Development at NLnet Labs, a not-for-profit foundation with a long heritage in research and development, Internet architecture and governance, as well as stability and security in the area of DNS and inter-domain routing.
Alex has over twenty years experience in the Internet industry, starting his career at Hewlett Packard in 1996. Going through various roles, ranging from technical support to engineering, he gained a very broad view on Internet technology and governance.
Before joining NLnet Labs in 2017, Alex was Technical Trainer and later Product Manager at the RIPE NCC, the Regional Internet Registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. In these roles which he has had for almost ten years, Alex gained the experience to explain complex technical, privacy and Internet governance-related topics to a wide range of audiences, such as network engineers and government officials.