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Miwa Fujii, APNIC Senior Advisor for Internet Development

Miwa FujiiMiwa Fujii, APNIC Senior Advisor for Internet Development, works to enable deployment of scalable and resilient Internet infrastructure networks in the Asia Pacific region. This responsibility includes the APNIC technical assistance program, and outreach activities in sharing knowledge and information among Internet stakeholders. Previously, Miwa served as the APNIC Senior IPv6 Program Specialist where she achieved many tangible goals in supporting IPv6 adoption among Internet infrastructure networks in the AP region.

Miwa regularly organises cutting-edge Internet technical programs at APNIC and other conferences to cater needs of the AP Internet community. Miwa regularly represents APNIC’s view on the transition to IPv6 and other technical topics at global IPv6 Summits, Forums, ICANN meetings, intergovernmental organisations such as APEC, APT, ITU, SPC and other conferences around the Asia Pacific region. Miwa also provides support for APIPv6TF in managing its Secretariat.

Tomohiro Fujisaki, Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)

Tomohiro FujisakiTomohiro Fujisaki has worked for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) since 1990. His team joined 6Bone in 1997, and he has been studying IPv6 related technology since.

Mr. Fujisaki is the Chair of the Internet Society’s Japan Chapter (ISOC-JP), a board member of the Japan Network Information Center (JPNIC), an acting chair of the IPv6 deployment committee of the Internet Association Japan (IAJapan), and co-chair of IPv4/IPv6 working groups of the IPv6 Promotion Council in Japan.

Chris Grundemann, Director, Deployment & Operationalization, Internet Society

Chris GrundemannChris Grundemann (JNCIE #449) is the Director of Deployment and Operationalization at the Internet Society where he focuses on developing and delivering programs to foster the uptake and use of key Internet technologies. Chris is the author of Day One: Exploring IPv6 and Day One: Advanced IPv6 Configuration, as well as several IETF Internet Drafts and various industry papers. He is the founding Chair of CO ISOC, the Colorado chapter of the Internet Society, a board member for the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force (RMv6TF), an elected member of the ARIN Advisory Council (AC), an appointed member of the NANOG Program Committee (PC), Chair of the DLNA TC IPv6 Task Force, Co-Chair of the UPnP IPv6 Task Force, and a member of the CEA Pv6 Transition Working Group.

Chris also maintains a personal weblog aimed primarily towards Internet related posts typically focusing on network operation and design, tech-policy and the future of the Internet.

Toshio Hiraga, Distinguished Engineer, Sony Corporation

Toshio HiragaToshio Hiraga is Distinguished Engineer at Sony Corporation, and the Senior Manager of the global network at Sony Global Solutions.

Mr. Hiraga has deployed IPv6 on the Sony global enterprise network since 2008.

Dr. Shin Miyakawa, Director, Technology Development Department NTT Communications Corporation

Shin MiyakawaDr. Shin Miyakawa joined NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) in 1995 as a researcher right after he received his doctoral degree in Computer Science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Since then, he has been working on the research, development and standardization of Internet Protocol technologies at the NTT Labs in Tokyo, Japan and Silicon Valley, California.

He now leads network and network security engineering teams in the Technical Development Department, R&D arm, of NTT Communications Corporation, a Tier-1 provider that runs one of the world’s top-ranked IP backbones.

Dr. Miyakawa is an active participant with the IETF and the author of several RFC documents such as RFC 3769—Requirements for IPv6 Prefix Delegation, RFC6888—Common Requirements for Carrier-Grade NATs (CGNs), and others. He is also a guest professor at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, a member of the Japanese governmental committee on the strategy for Information Security policy, and Sr. Visiting Researcher at the SFC Lab of Keio University.

Kaname Nishizuka, Network Engineer, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)

Kaname NishizukaKaname Nishizuka has worked for NTT Communications Corporation since 2006. He worked as the network engineer for OCN (AS4713) and several other ISPs for six years. After the experience of designing and operating large ISP networks, he joined the network security engineering team in NTT Com’s Technical Development Department.

Currently, he is researching Carrier-Grade NAT (CGN) and its interactions with TCP/UDP layer and other recent applications.

He is a member of the Internet Society’s Japan Chapter (ISOC-JP) Programme Committee and actively participates in the IETF.

Akihiro Tsuru, Manager, KDDI CORPORATION

Akihiro TsuruAkihiro Tsuru is Manager of KDDI CORPORATION. Akhiro has worked for KDDI since 2005 and has planned and designed the KDDI network. He has been designing IPv6 commercial deployment since 2008 and contributed to participation in World IPv6 Launch as the first Japanese ISP. His current interest is with extending actual usage of IPv6.

Dan York, Senior Content Strategist, Internet Society

Dan YorkDan York is a passionate advocate for the open Internet focused on helping people understand the changes going on all around us within communication technology and practices. Dan serves the Internet Society as the Senior Content Strategist for the “Deployment & Operationalization” project helping create, curate, and promote online content that helps service providers, companies, and individuals more quickly deploy Internet technologies such as IPv6 and DNSSEC.

Separately, Dan is also the Chairman of the global Voice Over IP Security Alliance (VOIPSA). An author of multiple books on networking, security, IPv6 and Linux, Dan is a dynamic and engaging speaker who frequently presents at industry conferences and events and has been blogging and writing online for over 11 years. Previously Dan worked for Voxeo Corporation heading up the company’s communication through both traditional and new/social media. Prior to that, Dan served in the Office of the CTO for both Voxeo and before that Mitel focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies and addressing VoIP security issues.

Since the mid-1980’s Dan has been working with online communication technologies and helping businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. His most recent books are “Migrating Applications to IPv6″ and “The Seven Deadliest Unified Communications Attacks.” More information about Dan can be found at danyork.com.

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