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Routing SIG Chair nominee

Name: Randy Bush, IIJ


Randy Bush is a Senior Researcher at Internet Initiative Japan, specializing in network measurement especially routing, and also still dabbles in network operations, where he has a few decades of experience. He was the engineering founder of Verio, which is now NTT/Verio. He has been heavily involved in transferring internet technologies to developing economies for 19 years (and brought the first IP packets to Indonesia in 1995).

He was the first Chair of the NANOG Steeting Committee and still serves on the NANOG SC. He was a co-founder of AfNOG, was on the founding Board of Directors of ARIN, helped start AfriNIC, and has participated in APNIC, RIPE, et alia since each was founded. He was a (chair of the IETF WG on the DNS for a decade and served as a member of the IESG, as co-chair of the IETF Operations and Management Area for six years.

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