APNIC 32 - Destination::IPv6


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Alastair Johnson

Alastair Johnson (AJ) is a Senior Product Line Manager at Alcatel-Lucent based in Mountain View, California. In this role he works with customers globally to define requirements and feature development for the Alcatel-Lucent 7750SR family of routers, particularly for IPv6. Prior to this role, AJ was based in Singapore with Alcatel-Lucent as Chief Architect for Network Integration, working with Asia Pacific network operators to define network strategy and technology deployment. AJ has experience in carrier and ISP operations as well as network engineering, and has worked across many countries in the APAC region. AJ is active in InternetNZ and is a member of the New Zealand Network Operators Group (NZNOG) organizing committee.

Andy Linton

Andy Linton has over 25 years experience in Internet networking. His initial experience was as a researcher and programmer in the university sector at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Victoria University of Wellington and then with a number of Internet Service Providers such as AARNet, connect.com.au, Telecom NZ, Netlink, Telstra and CityLink.

Andy has been on the board of the Public Interest Registry which manages the .org domain, the council of InternetNZ and is currently on the board of New Zealand's Domain Name Commission which manages the .nz name space. He is also a trustee of the NZ Network Operators' Group Trust and a member of the program committee for the APRICOT 2011 conference.

Andy has done work for APNIC, RIPE and ICANN building software systems, networks and undertaking structural reviews.

He is one of the 14 global Trusted Community Representatives who oversee the key ceremonies where the cryptographic digital keys used to secure the Internet DNS Root Zone are generated and securely stored.

Andy has travelled as a volunteer on a number of occasions to teach at the PacNOG Internet infrastructure computer workshops in Pacific countries such as Samoa, Vanuatu, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, French Polynesia and American Samoa.

Champika Wijayatunga

Champika is the Training Unit Manager of APNIC and responsible for managing the APNIC training activities in the Asia Pacific region. Champika has over 15 years of experience and worked in a number of countries in the IT industry, academia, research, and training environments. He was previously the Team Leader of the APNIC training team, a Senior Training Specialist and also the APNIC Liaison Officer for the South Asia region.

Prior to APNIC, Champika worked as a Research Associate at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand. He started his career with IBM as a Systems Engineer and later worked as an IBM Software Systems Specialist. He was also an IBM Instructor, where he conducted various IBM training courses to their clientele.

Dean Pemberton

Dean Pemberton is a Senior Consultant with New Zealand based company Prophecy Networks. Dean provides ICT strategy and guidance to CIO level as well as contributing to techical architecure and design work. His involvement with the NZ IPv6 Task Force is both as a member of the Administration Committee as well as Chair of the Technical Special Interest Group.

Donn Lee

Donn Lee  is a Sr. Network Engineer at Facebook. His duties include designing networks, evaluating products, optimizing performance, and performing escalation troubleshooting. Previous to Facebook, Donn worked in Google's Network Architecture group for four years and during tremendous growth of Google's backbone, optical, and datacenter networks. While working as a Consulting Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems (CCIE #3262) he worked on large global networks and wrote his book, Enhanced IP Services for Cisco Networks, that is published by Cisco Press. He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.

Dr Shin Miyakawa

Director, IP Core Network Technology Team, Network Systems and Technologies, Innovative IP Architecture Center ,NTT Communications

Shin Miyakawa has worked for NTT since 1995 right after he got Ph.D from Tokyo Institute of Technology, moved to Silicon Valley, California since 1997 to 2002 and now is a director of IP technology development team in Tokyo, Japan. He has been working on IPv6 technology since 1996 with various people in and out NTT, WIDE project, software and hardware vendors, network providers and IETF folks like Steve Deering to let IPv6 be commercialized. He wrote seveal RFCs related IPv6 like prefix delegation requirement, IPv6 ADSL specification and so on, and now he is working on Carrier Grade NAT too.  He also is now appointed as a Director, Service Strategy, Corporate Planning Division in NTT Communications as a concurrent position and is a visiting professor at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

Edwin Purwandesi

Edwin Purwandesi worked for TELKOM Indonesia for 14 years in various roles including:

  • TELKOM Dial-up Product Management (2000-2003)
  • Technical Coordinator of Speedy Deployment, TELKOM Broadband Access (2004-2006)
  • TELKOM Hotspot Product Coordinator (2006-2011)
  • TELKOM IPv6 TaskForce member (2006-2011)
During that time, he was also a member of the Asia Pacific IPv6 TaskForce  (2007-2011), and was the Deputy Secretary of the Secretariat of Indonesia IPv6 TaskForce (2010-2011). He was also the VP of Relationship of Indonesia IPv6 Forum (2007-2011) and participated as a speaker for various IPv6 forums and meetings including the APRICOT 2008 Technical Conference: Open Source Base Hotspot System, Low Cost & Simple Implementation and the APRICOT 2010 Technical Conference: Quantum Leap by Using Free Internet Resources (2007-2011).

Emile Aben

Emile Aben has worked in the RIPE NCC Science Group as a research engineer and system architect since 2009, where his focus is measuring IPv6 deployment. After getting a MSc. degree in Chemistry from the University of Nijmegen Emile worked as web developer, sysadmin, security consultant and researcher. From 2004 to 2009 Emile worked at the Cooperative Association of Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA), where he worked on high speed passive traffic measurements and data collection systems. He is interested in technology changes like IPv6 and DNSSEC  deployment.

Erik Kline

Erik Kline is an IPv6 Software Engineer for Google in Tokyo. He has worked for Google since 2004 and has been architecting networks and writing software since 1993. Having started work on IPv6 porting and deployment in 2005, as a <20% project, he transitioned to a 100% "IPv6 guy" in October of 2007. He has contributed as a software developer to the launch of IPv6 support for numerous Google services. Erik is also an open source contributor, occasional IETF participant, and prior to discovering networking and software was an Astronautical Engineer from MIT and NASA Ames Research Center (Moffett Field).

Eun-Ju Kim

Dr Kim is currently the Regional Director of ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific based in Bangkok, Thailand, representing ITU, a UN Specialized Agency for telecommunications/ICTs and serving some 40 Member States in this dynamic region.

She has received Masters Degrees in Executive Education from the Seoul National University in R. O. Korea; the London City University in the United Kingdom; and a Ph.D from the Kennedy School at Harvard, USA.

She has been pursuing close cooperation and partnerships in order to serve member economies more effectively and strategically. In particular, for their inclusive and sustainable development of ICTs in different phases through optimizing digital opportunities in the interdependent knowledge society, she has sought Public-Private-Peoples’ Partnerships (4Ps) – with multi-stakeholders such as UN Agencies, international, regional, sub-regional and national organizations, regulators, private industry, development bank, NGOs, and academia in addition to the ITU Administrations.

She has received awards from the Ministers of R. O. Korea (1994) and Mongolia (2001); ITU (2009); and the President of Mongolia (2011).

Gaurab Raj Upadhaya

Gaurab Raj Upadhaya is Network Architect at Limelight Networks based in Singapore.

In this role he works with the team responsible for backbone network of the Limelight Content Delivery Network. Previously, Gaurab worked for Packet Clearing House as Sr. Network Engineer and Internet Analyst managing a global DNS Anycast system spread over sixty sites and supporting eighty plus ccTLDs and gTLDs.

Gaurab's primary interest is in Internet backbone operations, analysing peering/transit relationships between operators and roles of Internet Exchange Points in different parts of Asia. He also spends much of his time in training ISPs in developing countries about best practices on network operations.

Gaurab also serves on the Board of APIA, Program Committee of APRICOT and Program Committee of APNIC meetings. He chairs the South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG), and the APNIC Policy -SIG. He lived most of his life in Nepal, and setup the Nepal Internet Exchange. He's been active participants at APRICOT since 2002.

Geoff Huston

Geoff Huston is the Chief Scientist at APNIC, where he undertakes research on topics associated with Internet infrastructure, IP technologies and address distribution policies. From 1995 to 2005 Geoff was the Chief Internet Scientist at Telstra, where he provided a leading role in the construction and further development of Telstra's Internet service offerings, both in Australia and as part of Telstra's global operations. Prior to Telstra, Mr Huston worked for the Australian National University, where he lead the initial construction of the Internet in Australia in the late 1980's as the Technical Manager of the Australian Academic and Research Network.

He is the author of a number of books on IP technology and has authored numerous papers and columns. He was a member of the Internet Architecture Board from 1999 until 2005 and served as its Executive Director from 2001 to 2005. He is an active member of the Internet Engineering Task Force, where he currently chairs two Working Groups. He served on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society from 1992 until 2001, and served a term as Chair of the Board in 1999. He has served on the Board of the Public Internet Registry and also on the Executive Council of APNIC. He chaired the Internet Engineering and Planning Group from 1992 until 2005.

Hans Liu

Hans is a Senior IPv6 Program Manager at D-Link, and joined D-Link in 2007 as a product planner in the Wireless & Router Product Division. He now manages the IPv6 program and new technology research in D-Link Corp. He started his interests in IPv6 technologies when he was a college student in the 6bone era and has devoted himself to the IPv6 Forum Taiwan since 2002.

Hee Jung Kim

Ms Hee Jung Kim was elected as the youngest member of the National Assembly of Korea in 2004, and was selected as the superb member each year until she finished her service in 2008. She served as the first President of KISA when the organization was consolidated, from 2009-2010. She has served as the spokesperson for the Blue House, the executive office and official residence of the President of the Republic of Korea from July 2010 to June 2011.

Hee Jung earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Diplomacy, a Master of Political Science, and a Research Doctorate of Political Science at Yonsei University.

Hisham Ibrahim

Hisham is AfriNIC’s IPv6 Program Manager. He joined AfriNIC in 2010 from the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), where he served since 2005, most recently as the NOC Team Leader.  Hisham is also one of the founding members of the Egyptian IPv6 Task Force, and served as technical head of the IPv6TF labs and test beds since 2005 till 2010. Hisham has a masters degree in Electronics and Communications as well as a MBA in marketing.

Hyun K. Kahng

Hyun Kahng received a BE degree from Korea University in 1982, and he received his ME and Ph.D from the University of Michigan in 1984 and Georgia Institute of Technology in 1990, respectively. He joined the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in 1991, working on the designs, implementations, and standardization of high speed network protocols such as FDDI-FO, XTP, and ECTP (Enhanced Communications Transport Protocol). Since 1992, he has been involved with the international standardization of several ‘next generation protocols’ as editors in ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6: ITU-T X.601, X.602, ISO/IEC 24792 etc.  He is also working on IPv6-related protocol implementations in the IETF, having submitted several Internet drafts on IPv6 transition mechanisms and their applications.

  • Professor, Korea University
  • Chair, IPv6 & URI Forum Korea
  • Chair, Magnetic Field Area Network Forum Korea
  • Head of Delegations, ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6

Izumi Okutani

Izumi Okutani performs Policy Liaison at JPNIC. She is in charge of outreach and training activities for Policy Development in Japan, and she has been involved with coordination between the Japanese and wider Asia Pacific communities since 2000. Izumi has served as NIR SIG Chair since 2005.

Jason Fesler

Jason Fesler is a senior principal architect in Yahoo! Operations, where he focuses on "IP Survivability" - handling the exhaustion of IPv4, and the promotion of IPv6.  He provides the technical leadership across all layers of the company, driving towards Yahoo's plan of offering services via IPv6.  Most recently, he successfully drove Yahoo's participation in World IPv6 Day.

Previous experiences have included a variety of operational roles, with large scale (100k+) systems management and critical network systems automation; and engineering roles prior to the commercialization of the Internet.

In his off time, he runs test-ipv6.com as a public service.

Ji Young Lee

Ji-Young Lee is a systems engineer at KRNIC. She received her B.S. degree in Computer Science from Ewha Womans University, Korea, in 2003, and her M.S. in Computer Science from Ewha Womans University, Korea, in 2005. Since 2004, she has worked for the Korea Network Information Center (KRNIC) of the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA).

Jian Zhang

Jian graduated from Northeastern University, Boston with a M.S degree in Information Systems. Jian's career track included technical and managerial positions at GTE Internetworking, Nextel Communications and Cisco Systems in the US.

With over ten years of studying and working in the US, she has accumulated rich hands-on experience in ICT and networking, excellent cross-cultural communications, and a deep understanding and awareness of cultural diversity.

She was the Director of the International Business and Policy Development department at the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) after she went back to China. During her tenure with CNNIC, she helped CNNIC to re-structure its overseas partnership and made advancements global Internet community participation. In realizing the importance of cultural diversity, she is also one of the key drivers on the IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process. She has been actively involved in IDN policy development in ICANN, and was a member of the IDNC WG in formulating policy proposals for IDN ccTLD Fast Track.

Jian has devoted herself to the global Internet community. She currently serves as a councillor on the CCNSO council, and used to be a board member of the APTLD. She was also Co-Chair of the APNIC Policy SIG, and contributed much to policy development and Internet governance.

Jonny Martin

Jonny Martin is responsible for INOC-DBA VoIP hotline operations and technical development, as well as supporting the day to day operations of the PCH anycast DNS network. He has previously held senior network engineering roles with national service and critical infrastructure providers in New Zealand. Over his career, Jonny has designed, built, and operated several national VoIP networks. Additional expertise includes design, build, and operation of short and long haul optical networks and metro ethernet networks.

Prior to PCH Jonny has worked at Telecom New Zealand, CityLink, and FX Networks. Besides PCH, he serves as a Councillor for Internet New Zealand, on the board of directors for the Asia and Pacific Internet Association, and on the program and organising committees of NZNOG and APRICOT. Jonny holds a Bachelor of Technology (Information Engineering) with Honours from Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Jonny is now based in Berkeley, California.

Judith Duavit Vazquez

Judith Duavit Vazquez, is the founder and Chairman of PHCOLO Inc. the Philippines telecommunications cross-connection site.

In 1994 and at the young age of 32, she laid the first fiber in the Central Business District of Makati Metro Manila and constructed the nation’s first 45-story skyscraper named The Peak. She crowned The Peak with a 15-story telecommunications tower believing then that if broadcast could telecast images and sound, why not data and voice.

It was within The Peak that the first Philippine ISP, Mozcom, was established- as well as the first Internet banking service by Unionbank - among other Internet and IP-Protocol firsts.

Judith’s experience extends into the vast realm of Media. She is the eldest child and only daughter of Gilberto Duavit, owner of the controlling interest in the GMA Network, the Philippines leading broadcast, radio and cable/Internet content provider company. She has served this publicly-traded concern and its subsidiaries as board director for over 20 years and actively participates in governance responsibilities as a member of the Compensation, Audit and Risk Management Committees.

She was married to Juan Miguel Madrigal Vazquez and widowed in August 2009. She has two children: Rosana (24) and Jose Miguel (22). She is an alumna of the University of the Philippines (BSc Economics), Harvard Business School, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and the Asian Institute of Management.

Judith was recently elected to the board of ICANN and begins her first term in October.

Keith Davidson

Keith comes from a long history of engagement in newspaper printing and publishing, and became interested in the Internet in the mid 1980's as a potential delivery vehicle for printers and their customers. He owned and managed a small ISP in the 1990's and early 2000's.Keith has a long association with InternetNZ, which formed in 1995 and is the delegated manager for the .nz ccTLD. He has served on the InternetNZ Council initially as Treasurer and for four years as President. He also served as Executive Director for a further four years until 2009, and is now contracted by InternetNZ to manage key international relationships.Other positions currently held by Keith include Chair of APTLD, the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association, and one of the three Advisory Council Officers in ISOC, the Internet Society. Keith also is a member of the ccNSO (Country Code Name Support Organisation) in ICANN, and is chairman of an ICANN working group reviewing aspects of delegations and redelegations of ccTLDs. He is also active in the IGF arena globally and on a regional and sub-regional basis, having taken the lead in organising the Pacific IFG in April 2011 and an organiser of the Asia Pacific Regional IGF.

Kilnam Chon

Kilnam Chon is a Professor at Keio University. He also teaches at KAIST. Mr Chon received a Ph.D in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1974, and a BS in Engineering Science from Osaka University. He worked at Rockwell International as a distributed computer system designer during the late 1960s, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory as Member of Technical Staff in the area of advanced mission control in the late 1970s.

He joined the Korea Institute of Electronics Technology in 1979 to work on computer system development, and moved to Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1982 as a professor in the Computer Science Department. He has worked on network systems including the Internet since early 1980s, and contributed to the formation of various regional Internet organizations such as APNG, APAN, and APTLD, of which he is a founding chair. He also co-chairs the Coordination Committee of Intercontinental Research Networking (CCIRN). He also developed the first Internet in Asia, called SDN, in 1982, and organized the first Internet conference called PCCS in 1985.

Mr Chon established a company named Networking, Inc. in 2000 to offer a vision of the information society and infrastructure through incubating companies based on knowledge of and networking with globally competitive technology groups.

Kuo-Wei Wu

Mr Kuo-Wei Wu has technical, management, and policy experience in the Internet industry. He is one of the pioneers of HPC Asia, TANET, TWNIC, APTLD, and CDNC. In terms of board membership, he is currently a board member or executive council member of TWNIC (2000 — now), APIA (2008—now), TWIA (2008—2013), and COSA (1995—2012). He was also a board member or executive council member of PIR (2008—2010) and APNIC (1999—2010). He has experience in supervisory, financial, and governance arenas. Regarding Internet-related management, Mr Wu​ was the deputy director of NCHC (1990—1998), where he was responsible for the TANET backbone operation, serving all the universities and research institutions in Taiwan. He is the co-founder of the Asia Pacific Supercomputer Center Consortium (HPC Asia), which leads the sharing of experiences over all the Asia Pacific Supercomputer Centers. He started Internet-related work with for Cray Research, Inc. (1984—1990), and was a vice-president of Yam Digital, Inc. When he was a vice-president of Acer, he lead the Internet service business for Acer (2000—2004). Since 1999, tuntil now, he has been actively involved in ICANN activities (GAC, ALS, ccNSO, ASO). He also actively participated in the UN/WSIS (2004—2005), and the UN/IGF (2006—2009). He is the CEO of NIIEPA (Taipei, 2004—now) – a non-profit organization working on research and consultantancy services in Internet policy and Information security for governments, research institutions, universities, and industry. Mr Wu holds a mathematics BSc degree from Tunghai University (Taichung, 1975), a MSc degree in Mathematics from the University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, 1980), and MSc degree in Computer Science from Columbia University (NYC, 1982). Mr Wu has been elected by the Address Supporting Organization for a three-year term that concludes six months after the end of the Annual General Meeting in 2012.

Ma Yan

Ma Yan works in at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China. Ma Yan is responsible for the planning, construction, and operation of the computer campus network of BUPT. He has participated in the construction and operation of the China Education and Research Network (CERNET) and is a Technique Board member of CERNET and CNGI/CERNET2, which is one of the backbones of the China Next Generation Internet project. Ma Yan is also an APNIC EC member, serving from March 2008 to March 2010.

Markus Kummer

Markus Kummer is the Internet Society's (ISOC) Vice President for Public Policy. He has extensive experience with Internet policy at the global, regional, and national levels. Before joining the Internet Society in February 2011, Markus was the Executive Coordinator of the Secretariat supporting the United Nations' Internet Governance Forum (IGF). Previously, Markus held the position of eEnvoy for the Swiss Foreign Ministry in Berne. He was a member of the Swiss delegation during the first phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) where he chaired several negotiating groups, including the group on Internet governance. He went on to serve as the Executive Coordinator of the WSIS Working Group on Internet Governance from 2004 to 2005.

Martin Levy

Martin Levy has been involved in the TCP/IP world since the publication of those first TCP/IP RFCs. Born and educated in England, Martin moved to the United States to work as a software developer at the prestigious Bell Labs. It was at Bell Labs that he ran their first TCP/IP network-enabled UNIX computers. After seven years in New Jersey, Martin moved to California and joined the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial-life to continue his focus on networking software and systems. When the ISP industry started to take root in the early 1990s, it was a natural industry for Martin move into. Since then, Martin has been building networks in California, the US, Europe and Latin America. Since joining Hurricane Electric in early 2008, Martin has taken on the role of significantly expanding the Hurricane Electric IPv6 commercial offerings, including its expansion into Asia. Martin Levy is a regular speaker at various worldwide Internet-related conferences. 

Miwa Fujii

Miwa Fujii is currently the APNIC Senior IPv6 Program Specialist.  Her role is to assist the Asia Pacific Internet community in managing issues related to IPv4 address exhaustion and the transition to IPv6.

She is responsible for various projects that support the smooth transition to IPv6 including outreach activities to -a wide range of stakeholders.

Miwa regularly represents APNIC’s view on the transition to IPv6 at global IPv6 Summits and Forums, intergovernmental organizations such as APEC, APT, SPC, and other conferences around the Asia Pacific region.

Paul Wilson

Director General, APNIC

Paul Wilson has twenty years’ involvement with the Internet, including over ten years’ experience as the Director General of APNIC. As part of this current role, he represents the activities and interests of the Asia Pacific Internet community in local and global forums related to the development and management of the Internet.

Previously the Chief Executive Officer of Pegasus Networks, the first private ISP established in Australia, Paul also acted as a consultant to the United Nations and other international agencies. As a primary consultant on Internet projects, including the PAN Program with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Paul helped to introduce Internet services for the first time in several developing economies.

Paul is a highly respected member of the global Internet community and participates in the following organizations: APIA, APNG, ISIF, NRO, ISOC and dotAsia.

Philip Smith

Philip Smith recently joined APNIC as Learning and Development Director, and previously was with Cisco Systems since 1998. He was part of the Internet Infrastructure Group in CTO Consulting Engineering.

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.


Ping Wong

Ms Ping Wong is the Secretary-General of Internet Society Hong Kong (ISOC HK), a local chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC). Internet Society is a non-profit international professional organization, which aims to ensure the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.

Before joining ISOC HK, Ping served as the Senior Business Development Manager of DotAsia Organisation for more than 4 years.  Ping was responsible for the planning and execution of marketing programs, coordinating business partner relationships, identifying and developing business opportunities, and strategies for the organization.

Ping has been working as a marketing professional in the information technology and telecommunications industry since 1999. Ping worked with various information technology or telecommunications companies in Hong Kong such as Hutchison Global Communications, Pacific Century CyberWorks and HKNet.

Pitoon Piluwasandhalai

Pitoon Piluwasandhalai has over 20 years experience in managing internet networking. Initially, he was responsible to manage Internet connectivity at CAT Telecom. Currently, he is responsible to manage CAT Telecom's Internet gateway and domestic exchange, and broadband services.  Pitoon is a member of Thailand IPv6 Forum representing CAT Telecom. He is also a Thailand IPv6 Forum Committee member to support IPv6 transition activities and promote deployment of IPv6 services in Thailand.


Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro (Sala for short), is a Fiji based lawyer who currently works for a Telecommunications company in Fiji. She practices law in the following areas, Commercial, Corporate, Securities, Product Liability, Information Communication Technology, Intellectual Property Law, Public and Private International Law, Competition Law and Criminal Law, Sala is also the chair of the Fiji Cyber Security Working Group and the co-coordinator of the Young Professionals Training Development Forum which is an initiative birthed out of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

She is also a member of Global Leadership Interlink (GLI) at the Fiji chapter in Fiji. GLI is a sector of Congress WBN, a synergy of global initiatives focused on effecting humans, social and national transformation through the propagation of values development principles, patterns and approaches.

Having lived and worked in the Pacific, in the private sector, public sector and a regional organization, she is familiar with the development challenges and issues that affect the Pacific. Sala is passionate about collaborating to create synergistic creative solutions.


Sanjaya is the APNIC Services Director and a member of the APNIC Executive Team.

He has 25 years experience in computer and information technology, starting his career in 1984 with IBM, Indonesia. Ten years later, in 1994, he established the first commercial ISP in Indonesia, IndoInternet, and became its President Director until 2000. He was actively involved with the development of the Internet in the region and became the Indonesia ISP Association Secretary General in 1999. He also served as a member of the APNIC Executive Council in 1996.

Simon Suh

Mr. Simon (Jong Ryeol) Suh is currently President of the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) based in Seoul, Republic of Korea.

He earned a bachelor's degree in Economics and Finance at Yeungnam University and an MBA from Yonsei University. Before joining KISA, he had consecutively filled several posts such as researcher at Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, principal member at Ssangyong Economic Research Institute, Vice President at SK Telecom Commerce Division, President at Biztalent Co., principal member at Yonsei University IT Policy Strategic Research Institute, and Executive Vice President at Korea Telecom Media Business Unit.

For current posts, he also serves as principal member at National Economic Advisory Council and Vice President at Korea Smart TV Forum Association as well as President at Korea Internet and Security Agency.

Srinivas (Sunny) Chendi

Srinivas Chendi is APNIC's Senior Community Engagement Specialist and Liaison Officer for the South Asia region. He is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the levels of engagement and participation of the members of the community which APNIC serves. He also manages the South Asia region Liaison role while establishing partnerships with external organizations to encourage IPv6 deployment and help the community derive the maximum benefit from developments at APNIC.

Srinivas has worked in a variety of roles at APNIC and elsewhere, including External Relations Manager, Policy Development Manager, Online Services Manager, Internet Resource Analyst, Technical Support Supervisor, and Systems Security Analyst.

Srinivas represents APNIC at an economy and regional level and is constantly on the lookout for opportunities to collaborate with the Asia Pacific community.

Terence Zhang

Terence Zhang has more than 10 years' experience in service provider networking solution design and technical support. He began his career in the IBM networking department, and he has worked for RCN telecommunication corporation as a network engineer and at Grandcycle Technology as a network consultant.

Terence has participated in the network architecture design and operations of several service providers in both China and the United States. He has a solid understanding of business models and computer applications for various kinds of customers, especially in the IDC, ISP, and telecom industry.

He has detailed knowledge of IP Address Planning, Internet routing architecture, Service Provider network design, and operations. After joining CNNIC, Terence Zhang has been working in the IP resource allocation and policy research areas.

Tomoya Yoshida

Tomoya Yoshida worked at OCN, NTT Communications as an ISP backbone design engineer. He is now at Internet Multifeed since Aug 2011. Tomoya is an industry leader in the field of Internet backbone management, Internet resource management, and routing security.

He was in charge of Internet backbone operation and peering coordination at OCN. He launched theInternet Routing Registry (IRR) service at NTT in 1999 (currently merged to the Verio Routing Registry). He also focuses on development of the Internet, especially in the field of routing and IP address management in addition to his operational responsibilities.

Tomoya also has been the core member of the NOC team of the Interop Tokyo since year 2000. Also, he has contributed to the routing security area by serving as the nsp-security-jp moderator in Japan since 2004. He is the founder of IRS (Inter-domain Routing Security) Workshop, that was created for sharing inter-domain security-related information among ISPs.

Tony Hill

Tony Hill has nearly two decades of experience in linking research to commercial and other community outcomes, particularly through more advanced approaches to research management. In 1999, he established his own consulting business, Capital Hill Consulting Pty Ltd, to help foster improved approaches to cooperative research projects. In 2007, he jointly founded IPv6 Now Pty Ltd to support uptake of the next generation of Internet technology, having been President of the Internet Society of Australia since 2001. He was chair of the Australian National ICT Industry Alliance from 2005 to 2007 and is chair of the Australian IPv6 Summit Steering Committee. In 2010, he became Chair of the Asia Pacific IPv6 Task Force.

Yanghee Choi

Professor Yanghee Choi received a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Seoul National University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science, and is a Doctor of Engineering in Computer Science at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications Paris, in 1975, 1977, and 1984 respectively. He has worked at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (Korea), Centre National D'Etude des Telecommunications (France), and at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (USA), before joining Seoul National University in 1991. He was President of the Korea Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers, Dean of the Graduate School of Convergence Science and Technology, and he is now President of Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technologies and Chairs the Future Internet Forum of Korea. He has published over 600 papers in network protocols and architectures.

Yong Sup Shin

Mr Yong Sup Shin is Standing Commissioner at Korea Communications Commission. He joined KCC in 1981 as Deputy Director in Information and Communication Division. He earned a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, Master of Radio Engineering, and a Ph.D in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Yonsei University.

Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei received her Masters degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Nottingham. She joined the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) in 2007. She is currently the leader of the IP group and her responsibilities include IP address allocation, policy research, and external community liaison.

Key Info


Paradise Hotel,
Busan, South Korea


28 August -
1 September 2011

Program included:

AMM, Policy SIG, IPv6 plenary, APOPS

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