After obtaining a Doctoral degree in France, I returned to teach electrical engineering at Chulalongkorn University for 28 years. I then became an Election Commissioner for 4 years and a Registrar for 2 years at the Asian Institute of Technology. Since then I have been working at Mahidol University on Peace Building especially in the Far South of Thailand. I also serve in many civil society organisations including the THNIC Foundation as its chairman.
Philip Smith NSRC
Philip Smith has been working in the Internet industry since the early 1990s after catching the Internet bug in the mid 1980s while at University. He runs his own consulting company, PFS Internet Development.
Philip spends some of his time working for the Network Startup Resource Centre as a Senior Network Engineer and Training Coordinator, assisting with Network Operations Groups coordination, and providing network design assistance and training around the Pacific, South and South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
He previously worked at APNIC as Learning and Development Director, where his team's responsibilities ranged from Training, APNIC Conferences and Events, Network Operations Group support, Technical Programmes such as IPv6 Deployment, Internet Exchange Points, and Rootname Server deployments, and the Information Society Innovation Fund grants programme.
Before APNIC, he was a member of the Internet Infrastructure Group in CTO Consulting Engineering of Cisco Systems for more than thirteen years. He also served for 3 years on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society.
Prior to joining Cisco, he spent five years at PIPEX (incorporated into UUNET, and now part of Verizon's global ISP business), the UK's first commercial ISP, where he was Head of Network Engineering. As is common with startups in a rapidly growing marketplace, Philip gained deep experience in all of the engineering roles in an ISP, from support engineer, network operations, engineering, and development, before assuming responsibility for the entire UK network operation. He was one of the first engineers working in the commercial Internet in the UK, and he helped establish the LINX Internet Exchange Point in London and played a key role in building the modern Internet in Europe.
Over the last decade and a half, Philip has been actively involved in providing consultation and advice to ISPs primarily in the Asia Pacific region, but also to other providers around the world. He concentrates specifically on network strategies, design, technology, and operations, as well as configuration, scaling, and training. He has played a major role in training ISP engineers, co-founding the Cisco ISP/IXP Workshop programme, and providing ISP training and tutorials at many network operations events around the world, including NANOG, RIPE, APNIC, SANOG, MENOG, AfNOG, PacNOG and APRICOT conferences. His other key technology interests include IPv6, BGP, OSPF and IS-IS, and network performance and data analysis.
He has also been working to promote and develop the Internet in the entire Asia Pacific region and has been actively involved in bringing the Internet to some countries in the region. He also is actively involved in establishing Internet Exchange Points around the world, as well as advising on peering and inter-ISP relationships across the industry. He is Chair of the Board Directors of APIA (the Asia Pacific Internet Association), the organisation which organises and manages APRICOT, the region's annual ISP operations and technology conference and co-chair of APOPS (the region's ISP operational forum). Philip is also involved in the organisation committees of MENOG, SANOG and PacNOG, helps out with several country NOGs, and is a past chair and member of the NANOG Steering Committee (now NANOG Board).
Philip also has a particular research interest in the growth of the Internet and provides a detailed daily analysis of the IPv4 routing table, from an Asia Pacific perspective, to the general operator community worldwide.
Philip is a Doctor of Philosophy and has a First Class Honours Degree in Physics. A native of Scotland, he lives in Brisbane, Australia.
Lt.Dr.Jesada Sivaraks Secretary to Vice Chairman
Jesada Sivaraks received the B.E. degrees, in Telecommunications Engineering from KMITL, Thailand in 1990. He graduated M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and Florida Atlantic University in 1997 and 2001, respectively. Working experience, he joined the military information department of Supreme Command Armed force in 1991-1994. In year 2001, he was the principal Engineer at Protura Wireless, Half Moon Bay, California with 3 patent pending at WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization). He involved various fields of wireless communication such as designing the antenna for mobile phone and setting the method of hand/head effect to mobile terminal.
He has joined to TOT as engineer of International Telecommunications. Also, he was one of the 3G Strategy Team in 2004-2007 and with the Wireless Business group at TOT. Now, he takes care of the business strategy of TOT’s Wireless business group. Moreover, he has been invited to be the special Guest speaker or instructor in various classes of Graduate students in many universities.
Now, he is the Secretary to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunication Commission Vice Chairman. As the regulator role, he is member of variety sub commission such as the sub commission of preparation for 2.1GHz Spectrum auction, the sub commission of preparation for 1800MHz Spectrum, the sub commission of mobile spectrum roadmap, the sub commission of framework of Thailand satellite licensing, etc..
Matt Jansen Edge Strategy Manager @ Facebook
Matt is Edge Strategy Manager at Facebook responsible for the Asia Pacific region based in Hong Kong. In this role he looks after peering & caching relationships, building and maintaining long term partnerships with the networks in the region helping Facebook to make the world more open and connected :)
Before joining Facebook Matt was Senior Network Architect at Akamai and Peering Manager at Cable&Wireless Worldwide, with a long time focus on the Asia Pacific region.
Tashi Phuntsho Senior Network Analyst @ APNIC
Tashi has experience in IP and transmission network design, operation, and maintenance having worked as a transmission engineer and IP core network engineer for more than a decade. He has been involved in capacity development in the APNIC community by providing technical assistance and training in number of technical areas such as Routing & Switching, Network Architecture, IXP design and deployment, Network Security, IPv6 deployment, DNSSEC, and so on.
Tashi completed his undergraduate studies in Electrical and Electronics engineering from India, complemented by research studies in next generation networks from Japan and postgraduate studies in Network Systems from Australia.
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