Patrik Fältström, Head of Engineering, Research and Development at Netnod
Patrik Fältström have been working with the Internet since mid-1980’s. He has in the security area focused on robust communication, the ability to communicate. Standards is and has always been important for Patrik. Participation in the Internet Engineering Task Force not only in its leadership but also as editor for many standards related to specifically internationalization in areas of email and the domain name system. Mr Fältström was chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee of ICANN for 7 years 2011-2018 and was a member of the Swedish Team that ended up being on third place in Locked Shields Cyber Security Competition 2019.
He has been working for ISPs in Sweden as well as for Cisco, and also spent time in Canada. The number of organizations, private as well as governmental, that he has advised are numerous, including but not limited to the Swedish IT Minister between 2003 and 2011. Today he is Technical Director and Head of Security at Netnod, providing DNS, IX and Time/Frequency services. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and has been awarded the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana by the Estonian President.