Paul Rendek

Paul Rendek

Head of External Relations and Communications, RIPE NCC
Joined on January 28, 2004
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Paul has been an active member of the global Internet community since the early 1990s. As the Head of External Relations and Communications at the RIPE NCC, he leads the organisation's internal and external communications. He also oversees the many events arranged by the RIPE NCC for the organisation's members, the RIPE community as well as governments and regulators. Together with the RIPE NCC's senior management team, Paul also develops strategies to ensure that the organisation continues to meet the needs of its members.

Prior to joining the RIPE NCC, Paul worked for EUnet, the first pan-European commercial Internet Service Provider in the region, and the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association (TERENA).

Today, Paul has a particular interest in the development of the Internet in emerging markets. He is one of the founders of the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG), the official consortium for the region's network operators. 


The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that provides services to members in the RIPE NCC service region. The membership consists mainly of Internet Service Providers (ISPs), telecommunication organisations and large corporations.

The RIPE NCC also provides services for the benefit of the Internet community at large including the development and maintenance of the RIPE Database, administrative support for the RIPE community and the development and co-ordination of member-supporting projects.


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