Wilson Ang, Deputy Director, Technology and Planning Group, IDA Singapore
Mr. Wilson Ang is responsible for providing technology stewardship and strategic planning at IDA Singapore. This includes assessing emerging technology trends and recommending technology adoption to stimulate economic growth and eventual widespread industry adoption.
Mr. Ang has held several senior positions at Avaya and Hewlett-Packard, including vice-president of HP enterprise sales operation for the Asia Pacific region.
Rajiv Asati, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco
Rajiv Asati, a Distinguished Engineer with ~13 yrs of Cisco life, is responsible for ‘IP/NGN Architectures & Strategies’ with special focus on IPv6 enablement and IPv4 address exhaustion.
During his Cisco career, he has worked with 100s of large Service Providers, (Fortune500) Enterprises, Govt./Universities etc., around the world, designing, deploying large scale/complex IP and MPLS based triple-play networks. He incubated the 1st IP NGN system (CESNA) for Cable MSOs/SPs and led its world-wide adoption since 2006.
He is a Subject Matter Expert, a key go-to technical resource, and well respected thought-leader across many key IP/NGN technologies (IPv6, IP/MPLS, Routing, BNG, Multicast, L3/L2VPN, QoS, Video etc). He has 43 Patents (issued/pending), CCIE certification, and written 100+ engineering documents/design guides/white-papers. He also works very closely with the development engineering to drive the forward-looking features.
Rajiv has presented at numerous external & internal conferences/seminars NCTA, SCTE Cable Show, APRICOT, CiscoLive, MPLS Congress, SEVTs, EBCs etc. since 2003. He was one of the featured Speakers on ciscolive.com in 2011. His ongoing industry standards contributions IETF (10+ RFCs & drafts in 6man, v6ops, softwire, DHC, IDR, MPLS WGs etc.) and CableLabs (BSoD L2VPN, DPoEPON, DOCSIS 3.0 OSSI & MEF specifications).
Prior to joining Cisco, Rajiv worked with ‘AT&T Labs’ to design & deploy Advanced Intelligent Networks (AIN), and Nortel Networks to develop the SS7 & ISDN protocols.
John Jason Brzozowski, Fellow and Chief IPv6 Architect, Comcast Cable Communications
A proven technology leader John has been the driving force behind Comcast’s IPv6 transition and deployment since the program began in 2005. His accomplishments and success leading Comcast’s IPv6 deployment are recognized around the globe. John’s tireless efforts continue as he advances the adoption of IPv6 across all of Comcast’s infrastructure and services. He leverages his expertise and experience to drive the adoption and implementation of IPv6 in the real world and at scale, ensuring that innovative solutions are in place to support traditional and next generation services. His pioneering work has had significant impacts not only within Comcast but also across the entire cable industry and beyond. He has and continues to be instrumental in encouraging the adoption of IPv6 across the content and consumer electronics ecosystems.
John has contributed significantly to many standards and technologies critical to the adoption of IPv6 globally, across voice, video, and Internet-based communications and services. He works closely with CableLabs on DOCSIS, PacketCable, Home Networking, and SDN specifications. He is involved with the IETF, where he is co-chair of the IPv6 Operations (v6ops) working group and also chairs the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) IPv6 Working Group and the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) IPv6 Deployment Working Group. Finally he is an active contributor on a range of Internet related issues and topics globally and was an instrumental contributor in both World IPv6 events.
John has a BS in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University and a MS in Information Systems from Drexel University, both located in Philadelphia, PA.
Dick Bussiere, Solutions Architect, Arbor Networks
Mr. Bussiere is a seasoned technical architect with over 20 years of experience in engineering, business development, sales and marketing. Mr. Bussiere has a strong background in Research and Development, including both software and hardware engineering; He holds several patents in the area of computer networking technology.
Most recently, Mr. Bussiere was engaged in the ground up creation of a start-up WiMax Internet Service Provider in a developing APAC country. This activity involved overseeing technical architecture, strategy and vendor selection for network infrastructure as well as business development and regulatory activities.
Mr. Bussiere was a principle in an ICT security consulting firm and provided consulting services to numerous business, academic and government organizations. Activities included developing network security architectures with an emphasis on intrusion detection and prevention techniques, as well as the development of comprehensive organizational security policies. Additionally, Mr. Bussiere was an active contributor to the IEEE P1901 Power Line Communication security architecture and specification.
Mr. Bussiere served as a member of the Office of the CTO for Enterasys Networks, where he served as Architect of Network Security. He developed a comprehensive strategy and architecture using security to create more value for customers and to create product differentiation. He identified key technologies that were instrumental to Enterasys having a complete product offering, and spearheaded the acquisition of companies possessing those technologies.
Mr. Bussiere made significant contributions to Enterasys’ intellectual property portfolio, including a security technology to automatically identify, locate and mitigate active security threats within an intranet. He is the holder of five patents related to computer networking. He was also an active participant in both the IEEE 802 working group and within the IETF.
Sanjeev Gupta, Principal Technical Architect, DCS1 Pte Ltd
Sanjeev co-founded DCS1 in 2009, to provide niche consulting services in the enterprise IT architecture arena. His teams have concentrated on data centers, routing, BGP propagation, and IPv6 deployment. The focus is on providing solutions that a CFO can understand and evaluate.
Before DCS1, Sanjeev had 15 years of experience as CTO for MNCs, and running large networks at high operational efficiencies.
He speaks often in the region on Open Source, the mismatch in expectations for IT projects, and the importance of openness in standards and implementation of networks.
Richard Jimmerson, Director, Deployment and Operationalization, Internet Society
Richard 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.
Jitender Kumar, Technical Account Manager, Afilias Limited
Jitender Kumar is the Technical Account Manager in the New Delhi (India) offices of Afilias, the world’s leading provider of Internet infrastructure services that connect people to their data. Kumar focuses on the day-to-day delivery of domain registry services and acts as the liaison between Afilias and its customers.
Kumar holds post-graduate diplomas in Software Engineering from NIIT University and in Business Management from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad.
Richard Lamb, DNSSEC Program Manager, ICANN
Dr. Richard Lamb has over 25 years of engineering, business, and policy experience in the Internet arena. Currently responsible for DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) efforts at ICANN, he was the technical and policy architect for their DNSSEC root deployment.
Prior to this he was Director of Global IT policy at US Department of State where he worked to bridge technology and policy in a wide range of issues, organizations and agencies. Before this, he founded a number of networking and security startups the last being acquired by Microsoft. His years in the networking field have included implementation of a wide range of protocols from scratch including UUCP, MEP2, BiSync, SNA/SDLC, X.25, DECNET, Q.921/931, H.323, IPX, and TCP/IP. Rick received his doctorate from MIT.
Dan York, Senior Content Strategist, Internet Society
Dan 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.