the story so far ::
Born in Vienna, Austria (Europe)
. Attended primary as well as (technically oriented) secondary school, started studies of electrical engineering at University of Technology, Vienna.
Abandoned studies in 1996 for helpdesk agent job at EUnet (Europe's first commercial internet service provider). Moved into Unix Systems Engineering there in 1997, Senior Systems Engineer with KPNQwest Austria (former EUnet Austria) till 2002.
June 2002 to July 2002 (after KPNQwest bankruptcy in June 2002) Senior Systems Engineer with EUnet AG (former KPNQwest Austria), documenting ISP systems (one could call that 'cleaning up').
Currently employed with nic.at (Austrian ccTLD registry) as systems engineer, doing research and development on EPP, ENUM and VoIP projects.