Arnt Gulbrandsen

UA Technology Senior Manager

Arnt is the Senior Manager for the Universal Acceptance Programme at ICANN. He’s a long-time Linux/Unix developer, working mostly in the server/backend area. Before joining ICANN, Arnt worked in several start-ups and contracting companies. The best known is a GUI company (now) called, where Arnt worked on GUI programming, documentation, tooling, system administration, and basically anything else that requires a keyboard. Arnt has been an IETF contributor since the mid-1990s, and has written eleven RFCs and helped with many more. Most of the RFCs have to do with email, some with DNS. Arnt is from Norway and now lives in Germany.