Director of DNS Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic
Ondřej Surý is the Director of DNS Engineering at ISC. He moved to ISC from CZ.NIC where, as a Technical Fellow, was responsible for all things DNS – from the signing .CZ top-level domain to founding and leading the Knot DNS and Knot Resolver projects. Ondřej is heavily involved in the DNS and Internet community – at ICANN, he is one of the seven Recovery Key Share Holders for Root Zone DNSSEC Keys, a member of The Registry Services Technical Evaluation Panel (RSTEP) and a member of Root Server System Advisory Commitee (RSSAC). He is also one of the RIPE Arbiters for RIPE NCC, the European LIR, and Program Committee member for RIPE meetings. He has also been a co-chair of the IETF DANE Working Group.
Ondřej is free software enthusiast. As a Debian Developer, he has been maintaining several Debian packages since 2000 – PHP, MariaDB, Berkeley DB, libjpeg-turbo to name a few and he has also contributed to various open-source project throughout his carreer.
Ondřej studied Computer Science at Charles University in Prague and obtained Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Masaryk University in Brno.