About Us | Jim Reid
Jim Reid runs a small consulting company specialising in Internet matters, particularly Domain Name System (DNS) technologies, registries and Internet governance.
He has over 25 years of experience using Internet protocols working in a variety of organisations as a system/network administrator, trainer and technical architect.
Jim is co-chair of the DNS working group at RIPE and has served in that role since 2000. He founded RIPE’s ENUM working group and was a founding director of UKEC, the company overseeing the use of ENUM in the UK. Jim served a three year term as a board member of RIPE NCC, the non-profit membership organisation coordinating Internet address management and numbering resources for Europe and the Middle East.
He was the DNS architect and a founding member of the Interim Policy Advisory Group for Telnic Ltd, the sponsoring organisation for the .tel top-level domain. Jim is a consulting fellow for the Internet Systems Consortium
He is company secretary for 6UK, a non-profit organisation raising awareness in the UK about the IPv4 run-out and the need for wider adoption of IPv6.