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Cameron Byrne, Technical Staff Architect, T-Mobile USA

Cameron ByrneCameron Byrne is a Technical Staff Architect at T-Mobile USA where he leads IP network strategy. Cameron has over 10 years of experience in network design, deployment, and support using various optical and packet based technologies. He started his career doing deployment and design on Sprint’s Internet backbone, and this is where he first started working on Sprint’s early 6Bone IPv6 network. He then went on to work at the University of New Mexico, Earthlink, and has been at T-Mobile USA for the past 6 years.  Cameron holds a BS from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from the University of New Mexico.

Tom Coffeen, Chief IPv6 Evangelist, Infoblox

Tom CoffeenTom Coffeen is the Chief IPv6 Evangelist at Infoblox, the market leader in DNS, DHCP and IP address management (DDI) and network automation solutions. At Infoblox, Tom is focused on the articulation of effective IPv6 adoption strategies as well as IPv6 adoption trends for customers, potential customers, and the public media.

Prior to joining Infoblox, Tom was the VP of network architecture at the global CDN Limelight Networks where he led their deployment of IPv6. Tom brings fifteen years of network engineering and architecture experience to his role at Infoblox.

Alex Felipelli, Chief Solutions Engineer for LATAM, Akamai

Alex-FelipelliAlex Felipelli works with Information Technology, Internet and Mobile Applications and Security for more than 15 years. Computer Engineer graduated from Escola Politécnica – USP.

As the Chief Solutions Engineer for Latin America, he works on accelerating the pace of new technology’s adoption in the region, among them, Akamai’s solutions for IPv6 and DNSSec.

Daniel Tibor Fuchs, Chief Innovation Officer, DATORA Telecom

Daniel FuchsDaniel Tibor Fuchs, 38 years-old, Chief Innovation Officer and founder of DATORA telecom, a Brazilian Telecommunication Carrier with focus on wholesale and, most recently, MVNO in Brazil

Daniel has a Graduate Degree in Computer Science and a MBA in Marketing from IBMEC. In charge of developing Datora’s Telecom Strategy as well as the design of new products and services based upon the most advanced technology trends.

Currently focused in the implementation of the MVNO area, Daniel is also a specialist in Internet Protocol with emphasis in Voice.  Mr. Fuchs has been working with VoIP technology over the last 16 years and is considered a pioneer in the industry.

Demi Getschko, CGI.BR

Demi GetschkoDemi Getschko has been involved in international networking since 1987 and took part on the team that established the first Internet connection to Brazil. He has been a member of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) since its creation in 1995 and has served as administrative contact for the ccTLD .br since 1989. He played a critical role in the definition of the Brazilian DNS tree and in defining the rules that govern the Brazilian registry.

Since 1995, Dr. Getschko is an individual member of Internet Society – ISOC and he is currently the Vice-President of the ISOC Brazil Chapter.

He holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil and is an Associate Professor in Computing Architecture at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP).

Dr. Getschko was selected for the ICANN Board by the ccNSO – Country Code Names Supporting Organization – in 2005. In 2007 he was reelected and served his second term until June 2009.

Dr. Getschko is a Board Member as Internet Advisor of CGI.br, CEO of NIC.br, Vice-President of ISOC Brazil Chapter.

Cristiano Hauck Chevitarese, Infrastructure Analyst, Brazilian Public Administration

Cristiano Hauck ChevitareseCristiano Hauck Chevitarese has been working for the Brazilian Public Administration since last month as Infrastructure Analyst at the Telecommunication and Universal Service Department in Communications Ministry.

Previously Chevitarese worked for more than ten years in the private sector, in Celular System Service Provider, and was engaged in planning and optimization of telecommunication network.

Richard Jimmerson, Director, Deployment and Operationalization, Internet Society

Richard JimmersonRichard is the Director, Deployment and Operationalization, at the Internet Society. He has been actively involved in Internet resource governance and education since the 1990s. His focus at the Internet Society is to advance and grow the Internet through the delivery of implementation-critical information for deployment of key Internet technologies.

Richard facilitated Internet advancement as a lead executive at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) over a thirteen-year period. He directed registration activities, company operations, and several outreach initiatives during his years at ARIN. In his final years at ARIN, Richard led a high profile outreach campaign to raise Internet community awareness of IPv4 depletion and the critical need for IPv6 adoption.

Richard has communicated with thousands of companies about their adoption of new technologies and standards over the years.

Robert Martin-Legène, Internet Infrastructure Specialist, Packet Clearing House

Robert Martin-LegeneRobert Martin-Legène works for Packet Clearing House as Internet Infrastructure Specialist. With 13 years working at the .DK (Denmark) ccTLD, ultimately as CTO, he has an extensive experience with everything related to DNS and understands the political and technical environment that DNS providers operate in. Having also been involved in starting both an ISP and a datacenter, the mechanisms elsewhere in the industry are well understood.

Robert is PCH’s primary contact with the approximately 100 ccTLDs that PCH host on their anycast network. Occasionally he is also assisting his colleagues in helping IXPs (Internet eXchange Points) with technical and regulatory issues and establish new anycast nodes at IXPs.

Frederico Neves, Chief Technology Officer, NIC.BR

Frederico NevesFrederico Neves is CTO of NIC.br, the non-profit registry service for .br ccTLD. He is the technical contact for .br since 1998. He has more than 20 years of experience leading software development teams. He started to get involved with the DNS protocol in 1994, leaded the transitions of the .br registry in 1997, of the Brazilian Internet Address registry in 1999 and of the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Address registry (LACNIC) in 2001.

He has actively contributed to the IETF efforts in the areas of DNS extensions and operations, names and numbers registry provisioning and directory services. He holds a Chemical Engineering degree from FEI.

Christian O’Flaherty, Senior Development Manager for Latin America Bureau, Internet Society

Christian O'FlahertyChristian O’ Flaherty joined the Internet Society as Senior Education Manager in July 2009, where his work focuses on promoting Internet access, growth, and sustainability in Latin American and the Caribbean.

Christian began his career in academia, lecturing on operating systems, networking, and data communications at the Universidad Nacional del Sur in Argentina. In 1995, he became the Internet Operations Director at the Argentine National Research and Education Network (RETINA), where he was responsible for network planning and operations, coordinating more than 20 universities and research institutions that were connected through RETINA to the NSFNET.

Christian served as the Policy Chair of LACNIC from 2004 to 2008. He has been an active participant in other local, regional, and international forums including the Argentine IPv6 Task Force, the Argentine ISP association (CABASE), the Latin American IXP association (NAPLA), and the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

Shernon Osepa, Manager, Regional Affairs for Latin America & the Caribbean Bureau, Internet Society

Shernon OsepaPrior to joining ISOC, Mr. Osepa was the Manager Regional Relations Caribbean for ICANN for more than three years.  Before ICANN he worked as a Policy Advisor with the Telecommunications & Post Regulatory Authority (Bureau Telecommunicatie en Post) in the Netherlands Antilles for almost 6 years.  Previously he worked with the local telecommunications incumbent operator UTS/Setel in Curacao, for almost nine years.

Mr. Shernon Osepa is a national of Curacao. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University for Professional Studies in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University for Professional Studies in Enschede the Netherlands and a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Regulation and Policy from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad & Tobago.

He is fluent in Dutch, English, Spanish, Papiamento and has a working understanding of French.

Régison Rodrigo Martins, Serviço Federal de Processamento de Dados, Brazil

Regison Rodrigo MartinsFormado em Engenharia de Telecomunicações pela Universidade de Taubaté e pós-graduado em Gestão e Tecnologia em Segurança da Informação pela Faculdade Impacta Tecnologia. Possui certificações em switching e redes wireless. Premiado pelo CONSEGI na categoria Cooperação Internacional por trabalhos de cooperação tecnológica com o governo sul-coreano e por missões em países da África. Atuou em projetos estratégicos do SERPRO e Clientes como consultor na área de infraestrutura de redes, como os Projetos UCA – Um Computador por Aluno, e Cidades Digitais, do Governo Federal. Atualmente é colaborador do Departamento de Gestão Técnica da Superintendência de Operações, lotado na Regional São Paulo – Escritório Luz.

Valdinei Rodrigues dos Reis, Network Analyst, Unesp

Valdinei Rodrigues dos ReisMy name is Valdinei Rodrigues dos Reis, and I work as a Network Analyst at Unesp. My job is to support our local staff teams regarding network issues, and develop strategies to deploy new protocols and services, like IPv6, DNSSEC, SDN and so on. I’m graduated in System Analysis and Information Technology, holding certifications as Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), engaged in achieving CCIE. Two years ago I was responsible to learn, disseminate and deploy DNSSEC at Unesp. We have about 50 domains below unesp.br, all using DNSSEC.

In the past 5 months I was deployng IPv6 in all of our public services such as Web, Email and DNS. Nowadays I’m studying strategies to enable IPv6 in our employees and students network clients.

Jiří Průša, Project Coordinator, CZ.NIC Association

Jiri PrusaMr. Jiří Průša has more than 10 years of professional experience as the Czech leading expert in eGovernment area. For nearly 10 years, he served for the national government (Ministry of Informatics, Ministry of Interior) with responsibility for various eGovernment projects and policy making.

In April 2012, he started his job in CZ.NIC, a non-profit organisation responsible for management and operation of national .CZ domain. In his position, he is mainly responsible for international cooperation including European projects, especially GEN6 (Governments ENabled with IPv6). Within this project, he leads an activity focused on benchmarking and IPv6 readiness of public administration and eGovernment services.

Last, but not least, Jiri Prusa also gives lectures on eGovernment at the Metropolitan University Prague and as a volunteer, he is involved in Digital Divide projects in Africa (Burkina Faso, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia) as a project manager and teacher of ICT and Internet courses.

Arturo Servin, Chief Technology Officer, LACNIC

Arturo ServinArturo Servin is Chief Technology Officer in the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry (LACNIC). Before joining LACNIC in 2010 he worked in the IT-Innovation Centre of the University of Southampton as research engineer where he worked on cloud computing, security and machine learning projects. He was network engineer and Telecommunications and Networking Director in the Tecnologico de Monterrey where he worked very closely with the development of the Internet and Internet2 initiatives in Mexico.

Arturo Servin has a PhD in Computer Sciences and Artificial Intelligence from the University of York in the United Kingdom. He also has a master degree in Telecommunications and a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, both from Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Leandro Vieira Rodrigues, Brazilian Public Administration

Leandro Vieira RodriguesLeandro Vieira Rodrigues has been working for the Brazilian Public Administration since 2010 as an IT Analyst at the Network Service Department of the Information Technology and Logistic Secretary in the Planning, Budget and Management Ministry. He is currently a member of a Work Team of specialists responsible for overseeing projects on communication network infrastructure, applications and services for the Federal Government.

Before joining the Brazilian Government, Leandro worked for more than nine years in the private sector, in 2 major Brazilian Telecommunication Service Providers, and was engaged in designing and implementing Telebras’ IP Backbone.

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 Hub (DO Hub)” 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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