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CHIANG MAI, THAILAND
5 - 12 September 2019

2019 NRO NUMBER COUNCIL (NC) ELECTIONS - NOMINATIONS


Nominees

All nominees will be listed on this page after APNIC confirms the nominee is able and willing to serve on the NRO NC.

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

Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Mahmudul Hasan
Position
Assistant Professor
Organization
Comilla University
Economy of Residence
BANGLADESH

Mahmudul Hasan

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
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.

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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