Philip Smith has been working in the Internet industry since the early 90s. He runs his own consulting company, PFS Internet Development.
He previously worked for two and a half years at APNIC as Learning and Development Director. Before APNIC, he was a member of the Internet Infrastructure Group in CTO Consulting Engineering of Cisco Systems for thirteen and a half years.
Prior to joining Cisco, he spent five years at PIPEX (now part of UUNET's global ISP business), the UK's first commercial Internet Service Provider. He was one of the first engineers working in the commercial Internet in the UK, and played a key role in building the modern Internet in Europe.