Lars Eilebrecht

Lars Eilebrecht is Managing Director and Principal Consultant at Primevation. He has a M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering, and more than 18 years of experience in designing and developing IT solutions specializing in IT Security, encryption, email communication, media streaming, and Web technologies.

Skills and Expertise

  • IT solution design and technical architecture
  • Application and service security architecture, and reviews
  • Systems analysis and software engineering
  • Web application and API design, REST architectures
  • Apache HTTP Server performance and security consulting and training
  • Product, program, and agile project management, Scrum
  • Streaming media, content protection, DRM, and CDN technologies
  • IP-based applications: HTTP, SSL/TLS, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, LDAP, ...
  • PKI solutions, security reviews, security policies, cryptography, X.509, OpenPGP, S/MIME
  • Large-scale infrastructures and solutions
  • Metadata modeling, XML, JSON
  • Linux and Unix system administration
  • Open Source development, licensing, strategy

Current and Previous Positions

  • Online Solutions Architect at Channel 4
  • Team Lead & Technical Architect Media Distribution at BBC Future Media
  • Director Systems Engineering at pliXos
  • Director Security Solutions & Chief Security Architect at Ciphire Labs
  • Senior IT Security Architect at Quam

See Lars' profile on social networking Websites for more information. References are available on requests.

Open Source Expertise

Lars is co-founder and former Vice President of The Apache Software Foundation. He is a contributor to the Apache HTTP Server project since 1996, and member of the following ASF projects:

  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Apache Security Team
  • Conference Planning Committee
  • Public Relations Committee


Primevation Ltd, London, United Kingdom

Primevation Ltd is registered in the UK with company number 6953710, and VAT number GB 974688452.

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