Muhammed Rudman is the founding CEO of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), the country’s first and only neutral IXP. A seasoned IT professional with more than 20 years of experience in network design, implementation, optimization, and management. Rudman worked in technical and managerial capacities for several organizations before joining IXPN, including Galaxy IT & T Limited, where he facilitated the deployment of rural telephony projects (personal handy phone systems), wireless multipoint and point-to-point for broadband access, and Earth Stations for Wide Area Network (WAN) using remote VSAT sites across
many Nigerian states and West Africa countries.
He is a member of various professional organizations both inside and outside the country, and he has made significant contributions to the development of Nigeria’s ICT sector. He is now the Executive President of (NIRA) Nigerian Internet Registration Association the .ng ccTLD administrators.
Rudman is the Chairman of the Nigeria IPv6 Council, the Council is a chapter of the global IPv6 Forum. The Council is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of IPv6 best practices and lessons learned in Nigeria.
He has severally been engaged as a member of various strategic and policy-
making committees across the country. Rudman is a member of the Committee to review National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy 2021 and member of the Presidential Committee on the National Broadband Plan 2020-2025. ATCON (Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria)
named him one of the 100 Leading Telecom & ICT Personalities in Nigeria in 2018.