Vietnam National Internet eXchange Network Operators Group - Peering & DNS
Nha Trang City, August 23rd 2019
Mr. Tran Minh Tan
Director General
Vietnam Internet Network Information Center

Mr. Tran Minh Tan is the pioner to join and develop VNNIC since 2000. He was awarded a doctorate in Information Technology and has 20-year experiences in this industry. Before joined VNNIC, he worked for Vietnam Datacommunication Company which is one of biggest ISP in Viet Nam.

When joined VNNIC, he was responsible for allocating, managing ".VN" domain name and IP addresses in Viet Nam. He is the main contributor to building Internet development policies and promoting IPv6 deployment  in Viet Nam. Now, Mr. Tan is the Director General of VNNIC and the member of the Committee for Viet Nam IPv6 Task Force (VNIPv6TF). 

Mr. Nguyen Hong Thang
Deputy Director
Viet Nam Internet Information Center (VNNIC)

Nguyen Hong Thang joined VNNIC in 2000 as one of pioneers of the organization. He was one of the first engineers and played a key role in building many of critical local Internet system such as National DNS system for .VN ccTLD, Vietnam National Internet Exchange point – VNIX, Vietnam National IPv6 Network and got appointed as the Deputy Director of VNNIC since August, 2011.

Thang is a board member of the Vietnam National IPv6 Task Force (VNIPv6TF). He has been actively devoting himself on promotion and deployment of IPv6 in Vietnam.

Mr. Tashi Phuntsho
Senior Network Analyst
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre

Tashi has experience in network design, operation, and maintenance having worked for more than a decade as a core network engineer in service provider network. Tashi also had a short stint at Australia’s first blockchain company – Blockchain Global.

He has been involved in capacity development in the APNIC community by providing training in number of technical areas, such as Routing & Switching, Network Design and Architecture, Network Security, IPv6, DNSSEC, and so on.

Tashi completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical and Electronics engineering from India, complemented by research studies from Japan and postgraduate studies in Network Systems from Australia.

Mr. Seok Hwan Kim
President of Korea Internet & Security Agency
Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

Seok Hwan Kim is President of Korea Internet & Security Agency. He specializes in journalism and mass communication. He served as CEO at Korea New Network and has served as the President of KISA since 2017.

Mr. Vladimir Kangin
CEO and Co-founder at IPTP Networks
IPTP Networks

Vladimir has almost 30 years of experience in IT industry. In 1990 he started his own ISP with a 9600bps uplink, his very first Cisco router and USRobotics modems. Year by year he was improving his skills at IT-Solutions development, Systems Security and many more, and was building company IPTP Networks. In year 2004 IPTP started to create complex and exclusive IT solutions. IPTP is a leading System Integrator, Internet Service Provider (AS 41095) and Software Development group of companies operating worldwide with offices in Limassol (Cyprus), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), New York (USA), Kiev (Ukraine), Moscow (Russia), Hong Kong (SAR of China), Lima (Peru), São Paulo (Brazil), La Paz (Bolivia) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Vladimir is an active member of ARIN, APNIC, AFRINIC, LACNIC and RIPE communities.

Mr. Nguyen Truong Giang
Head of DNS-VNIX
Viet Nam Internet Information Center (VNNIC)

Mr. Nguyen Truong Giang has many years of experience in designing, operating and managing network system as well as security system. Now he is responsible for operating and managing Viet Nam National Internet Exchange system, DNS system, the security system of VNNIC, including national IPv6 network. 

Mr. Allan Watanabe
Managing Director/Security Researcher

Allan Watanabe is the Founder and CEO of PIPELINE Security, a cyber threat data company providing businesses with a threat data database containing reputation analysis on spammers, Command & Control, phishing & malware domains, and other malicious cyber activity. Started his career working as a data storage architect helping businesses build their data storage strategy.  Later in his career, he shifted his focus on the growing demand for cyber security after realizing the strong necessity to protect customer data from cyber criminals, theft, and other malicious activities.   He is a member of the Japan Antiphishing Council, Secure IOT Platform Consortium, and a member of the Messaging, Malware, Mobile,  Anti-abuse Working Group.  He is currently conducting threat research specific to the Asia Pacific and Japan Region.  

Mr. Suman Saha
Technical Director

Over the last 14 years I worked for different ISPs in Bangladesh. My expertise is in Linux system administration and in network security. I’m regular speaker of BDNOG conference and workshop. I’m one of the founding member of BDNOG, also a member of BDCERT. I joined in many conference and workshop of BDNOG/SANOG/APNIC/APRICOT as speaker on DNS/DNSSEC, Network security, Linux system administration. Recently I’ve joined in a cyber security threat data provider company to provide technical support and to support on product development.

Mr. Hiroki Kawabata
Manager of IP department
Japan Network Information Center (JPNIC)

Hiroki Kawabata has worked for JPNIC since 2002. Now, he is in charge of managment and promotion of IP address and routing. 

Mr. Masataka Mawatari
Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd.(JPIX)

Masataka Mawatari is an engineer at Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd.(JPIX). He is in charge of the IX network operation and route server.
He contributes to JANOG, APIX and the other engineers' communities.



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