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Paul Andersen, Chair, EGATE Networks Inc.

Paul AndersenPaul Andersen is the President of EGATE Networks Inc., responsible for the operation of servicing small and medium sized businesses. EGATE Networks is an Internet hosting and connectivity provider offering a variety of Internet services: consulting; web application development; shared, dedicated and collocated web hosting; High Speed Internet access; domain name registration services.

Mr. Andersen has worked in the Internet Service Provider industry for over a decade and has been very active in the Internet industry governance. He has been a Member of CIRA’s Board of Directors since 2000 and has been actively involved in its various committees. Since 2003, Mr. Andersen was a Member of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Advisory Council from 2004-2009 and began sitting on ARIN’s Board of Trustees in 2010. Mr. Andersen is a previous Chair of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Internet Exchange, the largest open peering Internet exchange in Canada. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Paul Andersen holds a professional license in engineering (P.Eng) and graduated from University of Toronto in 1999 with a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science, Computer Engineering.

Dr. James Galvin, Director, Strategic Relationships and Technical Standards, Afilias Limited

Jim GalvinDr. James Galvin is Director of Strategic Relationships and Technical Standards at Afilias, supporting and managing the company’s relationships within Internet and IT communities. As an active, long-time member of these communities, Dr. Galvin participates in the development of the founding technical standards and policies upon which Internet applications and services are developed.

He was an integral participant in the initial development of Internet standards for secure email, domain name system security (DNSSEC), and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) security. He has chaired working groups, served as document editor, and managed public domain implementations of IETF security protocols since 1989. Currently, Dr. Galvin serves as the Vice-Chair of ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC).

His many years of technical consulting experience include critical infrastructure design and analysis, risk management, and project management at, among others, IETF, ICANN, Afilias, Navy Research Labs, Sun Microsystems, Drummond Group, and U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. He has also held positions at CommerceNet and Trusted Information Systems, and is the Founder and Principal at eList eXpress, an email list management service provider.

Dr. Galvin has a Bachelor of Science degree from Moravian College with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics. He holds a Masters in Computer Science and Information Systems from the University of Delaware where he also earned his Doctorate with a dissertation entitled, Distributed Cryptographic Key Management System.

Merike Kaeo, Security Evangelist, Internet Identity

Merike KaeoAs IID’s security evangelist, Merike Kaeo leads the company’s information sharing and collaboration partnerships. Kaeo is a recognized global expert in network technologies and information security. She
actively participates in key government and Internet policy meetings, having contributed to the US Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC), and been appointed to the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) Security and Stability Advisory Council (SSAC). Prior to joining IID, Kaeo was responsible for the overall data security and services strategy at the Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), and founded and served as the chief network security architect at Double Shot Security. She has authored numerous books and technology papers which are leveraged for a variety of security accreditation programs. Kaeo earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from The George Washington University and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University.

Jacques Latour, Director of IT, CIRA

jacques-latourJacques Latour is the Director of Information Technology (IT) at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). Jacques joined CIRA in March 2010, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector. As the Director of IT, Jacques is responsible for all of CIRA’s technical operations and development, including the .CA DNS infrastructure and the .CA registry management system.

A strong supporter of the Internet in Canada, Jacques is an outspoken advocate for the adoption of IPv6 and DNSSEC technologies by Canadian organizations. He has also played a critical role in fostering the development of Internet Exchanges in Canada.

In the last five years, Jacques held the position of Practice Director at TRM Technologies and Ajilon Consulting. For the 11 years preceding these positions, he was the Chief Technology Officer at NUVO Network Management.

Jacques holds an Electronics Engineering Technologist diploma from Algonquin College and is ITIL v3 Foundation certified.

He lives with his family in Gatineau, Quebec.

Glenn McKnight, Vice President, Internet Society Canada Chapter

Glenn McKnightGlenn McKnight is the  VP of  ISOC  Canada Chapter and a volunteer on the ICANN NOMCOM, NARALO and ICANN Internet Academy, in addition to the CIRA Nomination Committees. He has been active in Internet issues since the early 1990s with FREENET, capacity building, training and Open Source software and hardware development. He is a member of the IEEE Humanitarian Technology Committee and the IEEE Canada Humanitarian Committee focused on Open Source Hardware solutions. Glenn is the former director Open Source Certification with the Linux Professional Institute. Based in Oshawa, Ontario, Glenn is the Director of the foundation for building Sustainable Communities (FBSC) for non-profit foundation which has launched the DIY for Girls on Wearable Computing.

Dr. Sandra Murphy, Principal Investigator, Sparta, Inc. (Parsons)

Sandy MurphyDr. Sandra Murphy has served as a Principal Computer Scientist at Sparta, Inc, a PARSONS Company since 2003. Her primary responsibilities over the last decades have concerned research and development in the design, analysis, and verification of computer networking protocols. She has been the Principal Investigator for several government research projects addressing security for networking protocols, funded by DARPA, DISA, and ARL. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of a DHS funded project that seeks to find an acceptable, deployable security solution for the routing infrastructure. She is active in the IETF open standards organization, and is a current co-chair of the IETF Secure Inter-Domain Routing (SIDR) working group. She is also an active participant in various operator and Internet Registry communities (NANOG, ARIN, RIPE). She is the author of several IETF RFCs and of journal and conference papers and has served on the technical program committees and panels for networking related conferences (NDSS, OpenArch, IWAN and ICDCS). Prior to joining Sparta, Dr. Murphy worked for Trusted Information Systems and Network Associates Laboratories (now McAfee), where she began her work in network protocol security research. Previously, Dr. Murphy was employed by the Defense Communications Agency in their research and development center and received a PhD from the University of Maryland in 1990.

Eric Osterweil, Applied Security Researcher in the CSO Office, Verisign

EricOsterweilEric Osterweil is an applied security researcher in the CSO office at Verisign. He received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science department of UCLA in 2010, where his dissertation topic was a new substrate for Internet-scale security systems called ”Measurable Security.”

His research interests center on DDoS detection and remediation, systemic dependency analysis, and the security of Internet-scale systems like DNS, DNSSEC, BGP.

Andrew Sullivan, Principal Architect, Dyn

AndrewSullivanAs Principal Architect, Andrew Sullivan brings a pioneering spirit to the DNS team, ensuring the company is always looking toward the future of the Internet. Previously, he worked on future innovations for Dyn as Director of Labs.

Sullivan has long been a leading voice in the DNS and Internet community and previously worked as the Director of Name Services at Afilias and as an Internet Scientist at Shinkuro, Inc.

Sullivan is also a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the IETF.

Timothy Winters, Senior Manager, UNH-IOL

Tim WintersTimothy Winters is a senior manager at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). He works with companies from all over the world to develop broad-based, flexible testing strategies to cost effectively meet network interoperability requirements for the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Routing, and Home Networking.

Timothy is the United States Government IPv6 (USGv6) and IPv6 Ready Logo technical lead for the UNH-IOL. In this role, he oversees various aspects in testing of IPv6 technology, deals with various multi-vendor IPv6 testing scenarios and acts as a liaison between students and vendors during device testing and development. He was instrumental in the UNH-IOL’s designation as an ISO-17025 USGv6 accredited laboratory.

Timothy has more than 12 years of experience as a UNH-IOL leader and his involvement with cutting edge technologies has led to outstanding achievement. He is an expert in routing protocols: Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), and Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM), as well helping deploy the Moonv6 network in the early days of IPv6 as a connectivity specialist and deployment advisor. Passionate about innovation, Timothy has taken the lead for the IPv6 Forum’s IPv6 Ready Logo Programs. In addition, Timothy assisted with the Internet Society’s (ISOC) World IPv6 Launch by creating the criteria for home networking equipment manufactures to participate.

His ongoing collaboration with industry forums including the North American IPv6 Task Force, IPv6 Forum, IPv6 Ready Logo Committee, IPSO, Unified Communications Forum and SIP Forum demonstrates his dedication and persistence in developing new standards, as well as assisting commercial services providers, network equipment vendors and government agencies cost effectively speed go-to-market time for products.

Timothy holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire, Durham.

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.

Jan Žorž, Operational Engagement Programme Manager, Internet Society

Jan-ZorzJan is the Internet Society’s Operational Engagement Programme Manager. He works on operational initiatives to ease the deployment of IPv6 and other technologies. He is also working to help the industry document best current operational practices and to improve operator feedback to the IETF.

Jan is one of the pioneers of SiOL, the Slovenian national ISP, and has been involved in the organization from the beginning. For the last seven years, Jan has been working as a consultant in the IT field, specializing in IPv6. He co-founded the Go6 institute (not-for-profit), a Slovenian IPv6 initiative whose main objective is to raise IPv6 awareness in Slovenia and alert the community to the fact that we are approaching extensive changes on the Internet.

Due to the success of Go6 Institute, Slovenia is currently leading the EU as the country most prepared for IPv6 (according to the RIPE NCC’s IPv6 RIPEness study). Jan has been invited to present around the world on his work, the model of the Go6 platform, IPv6 awareness raising and deployment at the national level. Jan is also primary co-author of a very successful procurement (specification) paper, published as official RIPE Best Current Practice document RIPE-501, titled “Requirements For IPv6 in ICT Equipment”. This document is translated into more than 10 languages and is used around the world by enterprises and governments when requesting IPv6 features in ICT equipment purchases. RIPE-501 was recently replaced by RIPE-554, also co-authored by Merike Kaeo, Sander Steffann and Jan Žorž.

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