Chief Executive Officer, Farsight Security, Inc.Paul Vixie testified at the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing "Taking Down Botnets: Public and Private Efforts to Disrupt and Dismantle Cybercriminal Networks." He is CEO of Farsight Security. Previously, he served as President, Chairman and Founder of Internet Systems Consortium (ISC); as President of MAPS, PAIX and MIBH; and as CTO of Abovenet/MFN. Since 2005, he has served on ARIN Board of Trustees. He is a founding member of ICANN Root Server System Advisory Committee and ICANN
Security and Stability Advisory Committee. He operated ISC's F-Root name server for many years, and is a member of Cogent's C-Root team. He is a sysadmin for Op Sec Trust. He earned his Ph.D. from Keio University, for work related to DNS and DNSSEC, and was named to the 2014 Internet Hall of Fame.