Speakers / Predavatelji

6th Slovenian IPv6 summit speakers (in no particular order)

Keynote speaker: Eric Vyncke (Cisco), IPv6 security expert and distinguished engineer (T.B.C)

 Eric works for Cisco by helping customers with security design and by assisting product design (notably security). He participates regularly at the IETF (author of RFC 3585 and 5516) as well as other conferences like RSA. He is recognized as one of the legends in area of IPv6 security and we are really looking forward for his keynote speech.

He wrote the ‘LAN Security’ book and ‘IPv6 Security’ in Cisco Press and holds a CISSP certification. Eric is also a guest Professor at HEC-ULg Business School and Chief Technical Officer at IPv6 Council – Belgium


Randy Bush, IIJ – Routing security (RPKI)

Randy Bush is a principal scientist at Internet Initiative Japan. He also serves on the Steering Committee of NANOG and is one of the founding Members of ARIN

Randy is the founding engineer of Verio and worked there for five year as the Vice President of IP Networking.

Randy has served as a member of the IESG. At APNIC, he has been the Routing SIG Co-Chair, Policy SIG Co-Chair, and the Fees Working Group Chair. He was the chair of the ACM Internet Governance Committee. Mr. Bush also co-founded the Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders’ Constituency within ICANN’s DNSO.

Mr. Bush has been working with the computer industry for more than 40 years. He began with Languages and Compilers but for the past few decades has been working in the Internet industry.He has also been the technical contact for the .bz ccTLD, and has executed the technical operations for .ng.Mr. Bush was a chair of the IETF Working Group on the DNS for a decade and has been the Co-Chair of the IETF.[7] Randy has been influential in setting up Internet networks in South Africa.[8] He has also served as a Coporate researcher at AT&T for more than a year. More about Randy at icanwiki

Ron Broersma, US Navy/SPAWAR

Ron Broersma is the Chief Engineer of the Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN), in support of DoD’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program, where he has served since its beginning in 1992.

Since 1976, Mr. Broersma has been employed as a scientist at the U.S. Navy’s Research and Development laboratory in San Diego, California, leading a wide variety of networking initiatives, beginning with operating one of the first nodes on the ARPAnet, and most recently the operational deployment of IPv6 protocols in production networks.

He also has over 25 years of experience in computer and network security and serves as SPAWAR’s Enterprise Network Security Manager.

Mark Townsley, Cisco fellow

An industry-recognized Internet Engineering and Broadband Architecture expert, Mark Townsley joined Cisco in 1997 and is one of sixteen Cisco Fellows.

Mark has been actively involved in Internet industry forums since 1995. His leadership appointments have included: two terms as Internet Area Director of the IETF from 2005-2009, IETF L2TP Working Group Chair from 1999-2005, IESG Liaison to the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), IETF Pseudowire WG Technical Advisor, and co-Chair of the newly formed IETF Home Networking Working Group
(Homenet). Mark also serves as an Ambassador of the Broadband Forum, and was invited to speak to the FCC on IPv4 Exhaustion and IPv6 in June 2011.

Mark is currently focused on the effects of IPv4 exhaustion and on removing barriers to IPv6 deployment for Cisco customers and the industry at large. He regularly updates Cisco’s most senior executives about this crucial topic and meets often with Cisco’s Enterprise and Service Provider customers about their IPv6 deployment strategy and IPv4 exhaustion mitigation. In 2010, he authored
“IPv6 Rapid Deployment” (RFC 5969) which is responsible for the majority of production-grade broadband IPv6 connectivity today. Additionally, Mark is recognized as the primary force behind the Broadband Forum’s recent push to incorporate IPv6 in all of its Technical Reports, and co-authored “IPv6 for PPP Broadband Access”(TR-187).

Mark also designed, developed, and standardized L2TP (RFC 2661), a cornerstone technology enabling handoff of dial-up and broadband Internet connectivity between wholesale access and retail Internet service providers.

Steve Jerman, Spirent

Steve has worked in the data communications industry for over twenty years. During that time he has undertaken a number of different roles, based in both the UK and the US, including product management, network design and systems integration.

Steve currently works as Business Development Manager – EMEA for test equipment manufacturer Spirent Communications. Here he is responsible for core routing and mobile backhaul technologies in the Spirent TestCenter product. Previously, as Senior Product Manager within Ericsson’s IP Infrastructure Product Unit, Steve was responsible for the introduction of MPLS and VPNs technologies to Ericsson’s edge aggregation router.

Steve holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of London.



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