Arnold Nipper has been in the Internet industry since 1989. He was instrumental in setting up RIPE, DeNIC and the academic and research IP network in Germany while working at one of the first commercial ISP's in Germany.
Co-founding DE-CIX in 1995, Arnold Nipper served as CTO/COO until recently and now holds the position as Chief Technology Evangelist.
Since 2007 Arnold Nipper has also been involved with PeeringDB.
Currently, he is a member of the Admin, Product and Outreach Committee, also having served as Director from November 2015 until April 2019.