Jordi Palet Martinez

Jordi Palet Martinez


Jordi Palet Martínez has been working in computers, networking, and telecomm business during the past 30 years. His experience includes programming in several languages, OS porting, electronic and microcomputer circuit design, consultancy and network design and implementation, among others. He has been involved with technical, marketing and product management in several companies, and nowadays is working as CEO/CTO at “The IPv6 Company”, Madrid.

Jordi frequently writes articles, white papers, and presentations about most of the high-end technologies. He is involved in many forums, such as: ISOC, IETF, ICANN, RIPE NCC, APNIC, AfriNIC, LACNIC, ARIN, the European Commission IPv6 Task Force and many other regional and national IPv6 Task Forces and related initiatives.

Since 2001, he has attended all the IETF meetings and contributed to the standardization process (co-)authoring numerous documents, mainly related to IPv6.

Over the past 15 years, he has been involved in the RIRs policy making process, having actively participated and (co-)authored numerous proposals, which many of them have been accepted by the relevant communities, in meetings in all the regions.

Jordi volunteered his time to assist all the RIRs in training activities, mainly related to IPv6, which started in Africa and continued in the rest of the regions.

He was the main responsible for the creation of the IPv6 Task Forces in many countries in Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, and the rest of the regions, which helped to increase the IPv6 knowledge and team building, which highly impacted in the deployment in every country/region.

Jordi also maintains a web site for IPv6 news and information The IPv6 Portal. Also, part of its relevant work on this field is IPv6day (for the 6bone phaseout, which he chaired at IETF), and in Spanish 6SOS.

Jordi has had considerable experience working in the development, promotion and deployment of IPv6, including the IPv6 Forum, the IPv6 Logo Committee, European IPv6 Task Force, Spanish IPv6 Task Force (among others in many countries), IPv6 Task Force Steering Committee, 6POWER, 6QM, Eurov6, IPv6 Cluster, ENABLE, RiNG, 6DEPLOY, GEN6 and the Eureka project PlaNetS. He was the designer of Euro6IX and its Scientific Project Coordinator.

Jordi is also working in other areas, including new security architecture for Internet (Distributed Security), Mobility beyond MIPv6, Routing in Next Generation, and Power Line Communications (PLC/BPL/PLT).

He also participated in the OCCAID project to provide free (time-limited) IPv6 transit to ISPs when their existing upstream providers don't support yet IPv6 transit by their own (mainly in Africa, LAC and AP).

He has been engaged with IPv6 commercial customers/projects for the last 16 years, including ISPs, government networks, universities, corporate networks, data center, SMEs networks and regulators.

He also has been providing IPv6 professional training and consultancy services, to all those kinds of customers.

He has been responsible for the strategic plans for the deployment of IPv6 in governments of several countries such as Spain, Ecuador, Colombia, Andorra, Cuba, among others.