Christian Panigl


© Christian Panigl

Christian Panigl, born 1962 in Vienna, has been involved in the development and operation of the Austrian research network ACOnet ( since 1986, starting at the University of Technology in Vienna, in the context of RARE and COSINE (Cooperation for Open Systems Interconnection in Europe). In 1992 the whole ACOnet team and their responsibilities moved to the University of Vienna, joining forces with other international networking activities. Christian is in charge of the Vienna Internet eXchange ( since its creation in 1996 and was also founding member of the executive board of the association from 2001 to 2008. He is formally leading the division ACOnet & Vienna Internet eXchange at the University of Vienna since 2008. He is Austrian delegate to the GÉANT General Assembly ( since 2010. And he is elected member of the board of Internet Service Providers Austria ( since 2013. Since 2017 he is also one of the Austrian delegates to the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (

Participation in IMA projects
DigiDic - The Exhibition