VP & Distinguished Engineer, AWS

Paul Vixie was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014 for work related to DNS.

Vixie is a prolific author of open source Internet software including Cron and BIND, and of many Internet standards documents concerning DNS and DNSSEC. He was the founder and CEO of Farsight Security (2013-2021). In addition, he founded the first anti-spam company (MAPS, 1996), the first non-profit Internet infrastructure software company (ISC, 1994), and the first neutral and commercial Internet exchange (PAIX, 1991).

He earned his Ph.D. from Keio University for work related to DNS and DNSSEC in 2010.