Demi Getschko

Demi Getschko

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Demi 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 ( 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 has been an individual member of Internet Society and he is currently the Vice-President of the ISOC Brazilian Chapter.

He holds BSc, MSc, and PhD, degrees in Electronic Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Dr. Getschko was selected for the ICANN Board by the ccNSO (Country Code Names Supporting Organization) in 2005. In 2007 he was re-elected and served his second term until June 2009. He was also Technical Director of Agência Estado and VP of Technology at IG, an important Internet Provider in Brazil.

Currently Dr. Getschko is an Associate Professor in Computing Architecture at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Vice-President of ISOC Brazilian Chapter, a Board Member of and CEO of the Brazilian Network Information Center (

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IPv6 4 January 2016

Celebrating New Year 2016 with 10% IPv6!

Every Monday morning, as a matter of ritual it seems, I check the Google IPv6 adoption graph to see the latest...

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IPv6 2 December 2014

Google IPv6 Traffic Passes 5% – IPv6 Internet Growing Faster than IPv4!

We’ve been watching IPv6 traffic numbers climb ever since World IPv6 Day, and today we’re excited to see that...