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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND
5 - 12 September 2019

2019 NRO NUMBER COUNCIL (NC) ELECTIONS - NOMINATIONS

Nominees

All nominations are listed on this website after APNIC confirms the nominee is able and willing to serve on the NRO NC.

The final list of nominees are listed below in the order their nominations were received.

Who can make a nomination?

Anybody may nominate any person as a candidate.

Who can be nominated?

One individual from the Asia Pacific region will be selected to serve on the NRO NC/ASO AC for two years from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2021.

Any individual may be nominated, with the exception of staff members of any Regional Internet Registry (RIR). Self-nominations are permitted.

Azadur Rahman Sarker

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Azadur Rahman Sarker
Position
Cyber Security Analyst
Organization
Tech Valley Networks Ltd
Economy of Residence
BANGLADESH

Azadur Rahman Sarker

Biographical info

I am a cyber-security consultant ( technical sales cum solutions architecting professional) with 28 years in total job experience and vast exposure on information systems security solutions designing and architecting services for potential clients. My technical skill are embedding to explore innovative advance threat protection and monitoring solutions (Like; ATP ( advance threat protection), DLP( Data Loss Prevention) and PAM ( Privilege Access Management) designing and architecting under machine learning algorithm components.

I have successfully managed and designed the “Cyber Defense” World Bank funded project at BCC (Bangladesh Computer Council), Dhaka, Bangladesh (one of the first LAB in Bangladesh) as well as many more project in govt. and corporate sector. My role is a technical sale cum solution architecting.
I am very keen to design and analysis the solutions components to prepare the module for functioning based on clients’ needs assessment in the area of cyber security services.

Nominated by

Name
Azadur Rahman Sarker
Position
Cyber Security Analyst
Organization
Tech Valley Networks Ltd

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Aftab Siddiqui

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Aftab Siddiqui
Position
Snr Manager, Internet Technology - Asia Pacific
Organization
Internet Society
Economy of Residence
AUSTRALIA

Aftab Siddiqui

Biographical info

Aftab Siddiqui is associated with Internet Society as Senior Manager, Internet Technology - Asia Pacific. He is based in Sydney, Australia. He has vast experience in the service provider sector.

Aftab is an active member of the internet community in the Asia Pacific region and has been participating in various regional events where he shared his experience and knowledge with the community. He is a regular participant in various events like SANOG, APNIC/APRICOT, MENOG, PacNOG and other national NOGs. He is the Programme Committee member of various national and regional NOGs and Board member of APIA (APRICOT). He has authored/co-authored several policies for APNIC which are now part of the APNIC resource allocation.

Currently, serving as the Chair of NRO-NC.

Nominated by

Name
GZ Kabir
Position
General Manager & Head of System Integration
Organization
BDCOM ONLINE LTD.

Reason for nomination

Aftab Siddiqui has been a member of the APNIC Community for a long time. He first attended the APNIC meeting in 2009, and since then has been a regular participant of APNIC/APRICOT events. He's a rare breed, who despite the full-time obligations has found time to serve as member of regional and national NOG program committees and also participated actively in APNIC Policy Development Process. He is knowledgeable in the regional and global policies currently in place for resource allocation and their impact in the region. 

His long standing experience in Network operations, number resource policy as well as active participation in the APNIC policy process makes him a very suitable candidate for the NRO NC.

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Mahmudul Hasan (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 August 2019)

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Mahmudul Hasan (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 August 2019)
Position
Assistant Professor
Organization
Comilla University
Economy of Residence
BANGLADESH

Mahmudul Hasan (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 August 2019)

Biographical info

Mahmudul Hasan who obtained an M.Sc.(Thesis) in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He is currently working as a faculty member (Assistant Professor) in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Comilla University, Comilla, Bangladesh. His teaching experience includes different graduate(M.Sc.) and under graduate courses along with many thesis and project supervision. He is a member of various National/International associations. He is the reviewer of the different national and international conferences and journals.


http://cou.ac.bd/cse/mh

Nominated by

Name
Mahmudul Hasan (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 August 2019)
Position
Assistant Professor
Organization
Comilla University

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N. Sudha Bhuvaneswari

Nominee details

Title
Dr
Name
N. Sudha Bhuvaneswari
Position
Associate Professor
Organization
Dr.G.R Damodran College of Science
Economy of Residence
INDIA

N. Sudha Bhuvaneswari

Biographical info

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is an active contributor to policy and technical discussions in the Asia Pacific Region.

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is currently working as an Associate Professor at Dr.G.R Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore, where she delivers knowledge to the next generation Internet enthusiasts in the field of Computer Science and Applications. For the past 20 years, she is involved in research activities in the field of Internet Networking. Dr. Sudha has authored books entitled “Integrating SOA and Web Services” and “Combating Cyber Threat through Cyber Security Intelligence”. She has also authored many chapters in premier publications and is an active reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals.

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is a member of the Internet Society since 2007 and actively participated at APNIC, APRICOT, IGF, APrIGF, and inSIG. She is a member of the APrIGF Multistakeholder Group and served on the Program as well as Fellowship Committees of APNIC, APrIGF, and inSIG. She also actively participates at Women in ICT forums and Cyber Security and contributes towards BPF on Cyber Security at IGF since 2017.

Dr Sudha is intimately familiar with the RIR system, as well as the ICANN organization and eager to contribute her time to community-driven, consensus-based decision-making process.


Nominee Statement

As a doctorate in Computer Science and specialization in Networking with flair to explore new ideas and innovations, the Internet Community was my first entry to get connected to the world.  Out of my interest and to contribute to the community I have attended APNIC, inSIG and APrIGF as fellow.  I am also a part of the MSG with APrIGF and served as Program Committee and Fellowship Community since 2017.  I have involved myself with the Synthesis Document Drafting of APrIGF and contributed towards BPF on Cyber Security and Gender and Diversity.  My major contributions are oriented towards Policy making, Cyber Security and Gender Balance that made to become a part of Women SIG and Cyber Security SIG.  To reach out the mass I have also authored books on Cyber Security and Web Services and involved my scholars and students to participate in the community activities.  As a candidate nominated for NRO-NC, I feel I can contribute my best towards building consensus within the APNIC and Global Internet Community.



Nominated by

Name
Mary Rose Ofianga
Position
Founder and Director
Organization
Womenpowered Digital

Reason for nomination

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is currently working as an Associate Professor at Dr.G.R Damodaran College of Science, Coimbatore, where she delivers knowledge to the next generation Internet enthusiasts in the field of Computer Science and Applications. For the past 20 years, she is involved in research activities in the field of Internet Networking. Dr. Sudha has authored books entitled “Integrating SOA and Web Services” and “Combating Cyber Threat through Cyber Security Intelligence”. She has also authored many chapters in premierpublications and is an active reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals.

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is a member of the Internet Society since 2007 and actively participated at APNIC, APRICOT, IGF, APrIGF, and inSIG. She is a member of the APrIGF Multistakeholder Group and served on the Program as well as Fellowship Committees of APNIC, APrIGF, and inSIG. She also actively participates at Women in ICT forums and Cyber Security and contributes towards BPF on Cyber Security at IGF since 2017.

Dr Sudha is intimately familiar with the RIR system, as well as the ICANN organization and eager to contribute her time to community-driven, consensus-based decision-making process.


Name
Dr Govind
Position
Former Senior Director, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)
Organization
ISOC India Delhi Chapter

Reason for nomination

Dr Sudha Bhuvaneswari is an active member of the Asia Pacific Internet community and for the past 20 years she is contributing to the skills development of next generation students. She has attended many events like APNIC, APRICOT, IGF, APrIGF, inSIG and an active contributor to policy and technical discussions in the AP Region. She has shown the willingness to volunteer for the good of the Internet around the world. I believe she would be an appropriate candidate for the NRO NC, to represent and voice the diversity of APNIC region at the global level.
Name
Yohani Ranasinghe
Position
Lecturer
Organization
University of Colombo School of Computing

Reason for nomination

Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari is involved with various stakeholders of Asia Pacific and International ICT community to build local and regional awareness and capacity building on critical Internet resources and Internet governance principles. She is committed, responsive and experienced with collaborating at regional and global communities. I met her during APNIC 42 for the first time and since then I met her during different engagements. She is in academia and I believe she would be an ideal person for this.
Name
Elisapeta Tipasa Mauai
Position
Senior Computing Lecturer
Organization
National University of Samoa

Reason for nomination

I am happy to nominate Dr.N.Sudha Bhuvaneswari for the role of NRO-NC. Being associated with her through APNIC as fellow, I understand that she has the necessary knowledge and expertise to take up this role. She has also participated in APNIC, APrIGF and inSIG and her contribution towards these communities and policy making are appreciable. 

Name
Anand Raje
Position
Trustee
Organization
India Internet Foundation

Reason for nomination

The experience Dr. Sudha holds in technical research, policy and outreach in Internet Governance domain and specifically in RIR functioning. I feel she will do justice with the role and will be capable to bring peer challenges and expectations on the floor contributing in policy making process.

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Hasnine Wafiq

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Hasnine Wafiq
Position
General Manager (Head of IT - Hardware/Network & Cybersecurity)
Organization
MGH Group
Economy of Residence
BANGLADESH

Hasnine Wafiq

Biographical info

A result oriented IT professional with a proven track record of on time delivery of projects and organizational effectiveness. Have excellent technical skills, communication skills and motivated to learn and implement new technologies. Having experience in Hardware and Networking with sound background of networking protocols, networking systems (Cisco, Juniper, MikroTik, Alcatel-Lucent, Xirrus etc.), web services (AWS, Azure, IBM Bluemix), Micro Controllers, Active Directory and an expert trobuleshooter (Hardware & Software).

Nominee Statement

Hasnine Wafiq has been a core Network Engineer since starting his career. A unique combination of Intellectual capabilities, competitive drive and strong insight makes him a standout among others. Hasnine has attended a lot of Cyber Security and Networking Conferences in APAC region and well aware of the policy development processes. One of the main focus of Hasnine has always been Business Continuity, planning the process of prevention and recovery to deal with potential threats to the organization. Current engagements in Hasnine's present organization are as follows:

  • Global & Group IT Infrastructure 
  • Global & Group Cyber Security 
  • Global & Group IT Cloud/Edge Computing 
  • IT Strategy & Planning

Nominated by

Name
Md. Zobair Ibn Alam
Position
Executive
Organization
MGH Group

Reason for nomination

Hasnine is a talented network engineer who has the unique combination of intellectual capability, competitive drive and strong insight to himself and others. I had the pleasure of working with Hasnine when I first came to MGH Group. He was respected for his knowledge and hands-on capabilities to fix any network issue. I personally got to know Hasnine and he never failed to impress me with his maturity and initiative. He truly cares about his work and passions and that shows in his relationships with others. Hasnine will be an invaluable asset to his employer and will make personal sacrifice to do what is best. As a person and IT professional Hasnine earns my highest recommendation.

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Rajesh Ramachandran

Nominee details

Title
Dr
Name
Rajesh Ramachandran
Position
Associate Professor
Organization
CHRIST(Deemed to be University)
Economy of Residence
INDIA

Rajesh Ramachandran

Biographical info

Presently I am is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bangalore, India. My research interests are in the areas of Data Structures and Analysis of Algorithms. My educational qualification includes Master degree in Computer Application, Master degree in Personnel Management, Diploma in Computer Maintenance and Ph.D. in Computer Science.

Nominated by

Name
Rajesh Ramachandran
Position
Associate Professor
Organization
CHRIST(Deemed to be University)

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Mubashar Shahzad

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Mubashar Shahzad
Position
Director
Organization
WayLink (Pvt.) Limited
Economy of Residence
PAKISTAN

Mubashar Shahzad

Biographical info

Master Informatics/Information Technology from University of Vienna, Austria.
Bachelor Science in Information Technology from Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi Pakistan.
Founder of WayLink (Pvt.) Limited ISP.
Established Branched in 3 cities of Pakistan.

Nominated by

Name
Mubashar Shahzad
Position
Director
Organization
WayLink (Pvt.) Limited

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Md. Salah Uddin

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Md. Salah Uddin
Position
Proprietor
Organization
Edge Speed
Economy of Residence
BANGLADESH

Md. Salah Uddin

Biographical info

I am an owner of an ISP company and I’m serving internet at the local end- user point in different localities of Dhaka city, Bangladesh. I have been involved with networking since childhood as my father was a tele-communication service provider in Kuwait, and I have started my own business at an age of 25 and within 3 years I have established my company to a better acknowledgement.
I am experienced in- from providing internet service to door-end-users till network designing, developing, monitoring and maintaining. As my business is growing day by day, I want to learn more and more about networking and want to take my business to an advanced technologized phase and contribute and innovate new ideas in internet world.
Spreading my network has become my obsession and learning networking has become my passion.

Nominated by

Name
Md. Salah Uddin
Position
Proprietor
Organization
Edge Speed

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Asif Rasheed Dar

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Asif Rasheed Dar
Position
CEO
Organization
Telecommunication and Technology Masters Pvt. Ltd.
Economy of Residence
PAKISTAN

Biographical info

Mr. Asif is good planner to do business specially in telecom sector. he have 20 years experience in telecom filed. he is able to perform more efficiently in pressure. He is cool personality and openhearted to help every one. i think his experience may help APNIC to perform more efficiently.

Nominated by

Name
Syed Yassar Ali Shah
Position
CTO
Organization
Telecommunication and Technology Masters Pvt. Ltd.

Reason for nomination

As Mr. Asif is good Planner so he will Help APNIC to develop business in Asia Pacific more efficiently and also as he is very openhearted to help others.

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Mai The Phuong

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Mai The Phuong
Position
Director of Fixed Broadband Center
Organization
TELECOM INTERNATIONAL MYANMAR COMPANY LIMITED
Economy of Residence
MYANMAR

Mai The Phuong

Biographical info

- Director of Technical Center of Metfone company in Cambodia, from 2010 to 2011.
- Director of IP Department of Movitel Telecom company in Mozambique from 2011-2012
- Head of Fixed Broadband Dept of Viettel Global, Viet Nam from 2012 to 2015.
- Business Director of Internet Center of Mytel operator, Myanmar, from 2016 to now.


Nominee Statement

I am Mai The Phuong. I am 39th years old. I am from Viet Nam. I have over 16 experience years in Internet and telecom field, i also have over 10 years working in other Asia country. With all my time, i supported for internet service development in Viet Nam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Mozambique. We make many internet plans to bring Internet service to all country site of Viet Nam, Cambodia, Myanmar. I am strong to believe that i also can manage all our jobs of Council.

For more detail, you can visit my Link in Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mai-the-phuong-828a6350/

Many thanks for your support.

Nominated by

Name
Mai The Phuong
Position
Director of Fixed Broadband Center
Organization
TELECOM INTERNATIONAL MYANMAR COMPANY LIMITED

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Pritam Shrestha

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Pritam Shrestha
Position
IT Manager
Organization
PDS Server Network Pvt Ltd
Economy of Residence
NEPAL

Biographical info

I'm Pritam shrestha from Nepal & I'm the member of Apnic.
I have hold /22 Ipv4 from Apnic. Apnic providing a good service as well a help desk my request is to provide us a live chat as previous, that Apnic provide us..it's been long time to wait mail from helpdesk. So,make it reliable.

Nominated by

Name
Pritam Shrestha
Position
IT Manager
Organization
PDS Server Network Pvt Ltd

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