Vietnam National Internet eXchange Network Operators Group - Peering & DNS
Nha Trang City, August 23rd 2019
Mr. Nguyen Hong Thang
Director General
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. In 2020, Mr. Nguyen Hong Thang get promotion as Director General of VNNIC. 

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/ Training Delivery Manager

Tashi joined APNIC in 2017, bringing with him extensive and diverse experience in network operations, having worked in different roles since 2003, from transmission networks in the early days to being the network lead for an incumbent Telco ISP.

With his understanding of how not to do things, he has been involved in capacity development in the APNIC community by providing technical assistance, outreach and training in a number of technical areas.

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

Areas of Interest:

IPv6 deployment, Network Security, Securing Internet Routing (RPKI), SDN framework, Network Softwarisation, Network Automation, Transmission Networks, Internet eXchanges.

Mr. Aftab Siddiqui
Senior Manager, Internet Technology - Asia-Pacific
Internet Society

Aftab Siddiqui joined the Internet Society (ISOC) as a Technical Engagement Manager in November 2016.

Prior to joining ISOC, Aftab worked as an Australian network integrator and at a Pakistani ISP. He has a strong technical and operational background. Mr. Siddiqui has been a key contributor to the global, regional, and local efforts in the APNIC community and has been an active participant in SANOG, APNIC/APRICOT and MENOG for many years. Aftab has increased participation and membership of ICANN's ASO and will be a technical resource to the APAC bureau and a member of the Internet Technology Office, focusing on Deploy360 efforts.

Aftab Siddiqui is located in Sydney Australia.

Mr. Mike Ng
Vice President - Product and Service Development

Mike Ng is Vice President - Product and Service Development at SUNeVision Holdings Limited, responsible for Corporate strategy formulation and the development of Connectivity-based Value-added service (including but not limited to Internet Peering and Cloud connectivity solution) to sustain the long-term business growth of the Company’s Data Center business.

Prior joining SUNeVision, Mike was a Proud Co-owner of HKBN, in charge of network strategy formulation on the international platform for its broadband users. Mike was also actively participating in key license bid projects for the company, both locally and overseas.

Mike has 20 years of experience in telecom business, in local and international telecom markets. Prior to joining HKBN, he worked for HKT, New World Telecom and Pacnet (formerly known as Asia Netcom). Mike holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering in Electronics and a Master’s degree in Technology Management from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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. Katsuyasu Toyama
Chair of the APIX Association/ COO of JPNAP
Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association

Katsuyasu Toyama is a chair of the APIX association and COO of JPNAP, the biggest internet exchange in Japan, by INTERNET MULTIFEED CO. He was involved with the establishment of the company, in 1997, and there he designed the first JPNAP network and services in 2000. After leading a research project on IPv6 and Internet security at NTT Labs., he has been working as the Director of JPNAP since 2007, and also worked at NTT Communications from 2012 to 2015, responsible for all the Internet business on eyeball networks in Japan and ip transit service all over the world. Now he is contributing the Internet peering community by leading Peering Asia, an open and neutral peering event in APAC region.

Mr. Nguyen Huy Hoang
Engineer at Network Operation Division

Mr. Nguyen Huy Hoang has 6 years of experience in deploying, operating and developing network infrastructure and network security.

Mr. Tram Duc Huy
Vice Director of Network Operation and Management Center
MobiFone Telecommunication Corporation

Mr. Tram Duc Huy has 17 years of experience working in the telecommunications industry. He specialises in Core switchboard network, RAN, IPBB and Metro transmission network.

Mr. Hoang Duc Dung
IP Network Manager
Viettel Telecom

Mr. Hoang Duc Dung is IP Network Manager at Viettel Telecom. He has 10 years of experience in designing and operating IP network in Viet Nam and some foreign countries. 

Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngan Ha
Products Development Manager
Viet Nam Internet Network Information Center

Ms. Ha has 10 years of experience in ICT industry. She joined VNNIC since 2020 as Products Development Manager. 

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hung
Senior Cloud Network Engineer
VNG Cloud

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Hung have joined VNG since 2016. He has 5 years of experience in researching and designing Network Enterprise and Cloud Network. 



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