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.
Surasak Sanguanpong Board of Director @ THNIC Foundation
Surasak Sanguanpong is currently an associate professor and a head of Applied Network Research Laboratory (ANRES) at the Department of Computer Engineering, Kasetsart University, in Bangkok. He also serves as the THNIC Board of Directors and Treasurer. Prior to this role he was the Vice President for the Information Technology of Kasetsart University. He comes from a technical research background with research experiences in computer networking such as Internet Security, Network Monitoring and Measurements and Applications for High Speed Networking.
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.
Jesada Sivaraks Head of Government and Industry Relations @ Ericsson
He is now the head of government and industry relations at Ericsson
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.
He was 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.
Dr.Panita Pongpaibool NECTEC
Panita Pongpaibool is a senior researcher at NECTEC (National Electronics and Computer Technology Center), THAILAND. She led a research team that developed the IoT cloud platform, named NETPIE. NETPIE is widely adopted and has become a de facto platform for Thai education and maker communities. At the end of 2017, her research team incorporated a startup company, NEXPIE, dedicated to providing commercial IoT platform services. Panita is now an advisor of NEXPIE. In this talk she will explain the landscape of IoT platform, technical challenges and business opportunities.
Kohei Kitade joined NTT 2004 after graduate from Kobe university in Japan. Currently he works as a Senior Architect for Network Technology at NTT Communications. He has extensive experience in developing network services for service providers and enterprises as well. He is responsible for developing the Internet backbone and services of global and the domestic IP networks for NTT. Especially in Asia, he has developed some POPs and services. And he worked for lots of Academic network also.
Champika Wijayatunga Regional Security Engagement Manager @ Asia Pacific, ICANN
Champika is the ICANN's Regional Security, Stability and Resiliency (SSR) Engagement Manager for the Asia Pacific. He is part of ICANN's Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) and SSR Teams and represents ICANN in Security, Technical, Law Enforcement and Capacity Building forums in the APAC region.
Prior to ICANN, Champika held managerial, specialist and liaison roles at the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the Regional Internet Registry for the Asia Pacific. Champika started his career with IBM Corporation as a Systems Engineer and later worked in IT industry, academia, research, and training environments in the Asia Pacific. Champika received a number of excellence awards during his academic and professional careers and also served in various technical community groups and committees.
Arthidtaya Sutatam Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Digital Economy and Society
Secretary of the Working Group for lifelong learning.
Assistant Secretary the Working Group for integration and support the work of the Ministry of Digital Economy.
Secretary of the provide computer systems for government.
Secretary of the Executive Committee and provide computer systems of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.
Committee and Expert of the Executive Committee and provide computer systems of the Ministry of Interior.
Vice chairman of the Committee set detail the features computer systems and equipment for teaching, Fiscal year 2013.
Dr.Somrak Petchartee Thailand IoT Consortium
Research Operations Manager
Brownien Lab (http://www.brownien_lab.cattelecom.com/index.php)
Research and Development Department
CAT Telecom PCL (headquarter)
Federal Armed Forces University, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Munich, Germany
- Dr. -Ing., Doctoral degrees in engineering
- Research Topic: Object Manipulation and Force Control by Using Tactile Sensors
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
- M. Eng., Computer Engineering
- Thesis Topic: Cooperation of Multiple Robot Arms By Kinematic-Coordinate Transformation Distribution
- Scholarship Donor: Royal Thai Government (RTG)
King Mongkut’s Institute Of Techonology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand
- B.Eng., Telecommunication Engineering
- Thesis Topic: G3 Facsimile Protocol Analyzer
- 1st Class Honors, Class Rank 1
- Scholarship Donor: first position in entrance exam.
- Intelligent Robot Laboratory, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, University of Federal Armed Forces, Germany;
- Siemens Automotive Company, Germany; solutions and services for automotive production
- Dallmeier Electronic Company, Germany; image processing and recording, the CCTV monitoring field,
- Brownien Lab, R&D Department, CAT Telecom PCL, Thailand
Award and Honors
• Highly Commended Award Winner, Industrial Robotic Journal, Vol.35 No.4, 2008.
• Emerald Group Publishing Limited , England.
• Award SEPO Thailand: Outstanding Innovation Award (2016).
• 22 papers in the international conferences, 10 journal articles, 1 book
• Joint Management Committee of Engineering Institute of Thailand
• Adjunct Faculty of Asian Institute Of Technology (AIT), School Of Engineering and Technology.
• The luminaries funding committee: Office for Educational Technology Development Fund. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education
Ila Gokarn Software Solutions Lead @ Arista Networks
Ila Gokarn is a Software Solutions Engineer with Arista Networks. She specialises in Arista
software platforms, scripting, and automation technologies. Prior to joining Arista, Ila was a
software solutions lead at Cisco focusing on delivering solutions to customers interested in
software platform approaches to big data, hyper-distributed computing, smart cities, virtualisation,
and cloud platforms.
A resident of Singapore, Ila holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and a second
major in Business Intelligence and Analytics.
Aftab Siddiqui is associated with Internet Society as Technical Engagement Manager in the Asia Pacific region, he is also part of the Deploy 360 initiative. He role is to engage with network operators, enterprises, governments, developers, manufacturers of consumer electronics, and other diverse users to encourage deployment of new Internet technologies.
Before joining ISOC he was the Cheif Technologist of an Australian System Integrator, Eintellego Networks. He is based in Sydney, Australia. He is an active member of the internet community in the region.
You can reach out to him via email email@example.com or via Twitter @aftabsiddiqui
Nishal Goburdhan Internet Infrastructure Analyst @ PCH
Nishal is an Internet Analyst at Packet Clearing House (PCH), working primarily in the Middle East and African region. He has established, worked with, and continuously supports Network Operator Groups (NOGs) across the globe, promoting self-development through the Internet.
Nishal is also the general manager for the community-run Internet Exchange Points (INXes) for South Africa. Both from a technical and policy background, Nishal has been involved in developing interconnections and Internet Exchange Points across the globe, and now adds those years of experience to Africa's largest peering points.
He's been CTO, and Senior Project Manager: Global Infrastructure, for AfriNIC, the Regional Internet Registry for Africa, and has worked in several roles at Internet Solutions, South Africa's largest corporate ISP, growing their infrastructure to a multinational service provider, operating across 4 continents during his 12 year working stint there.
Nishal is passionate about transferring knowledge to developing countries. He has been a long-term volunteer instructor for the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG) for more than a decade, and routinely teaches at NOGs around the globe.
Dr.Chalermpol Charnsripinyo Senior specialist and the head of Internet Innovation Laboratory @ NECTEC
Chalermpol Charnsripinyo is currently a senior specialist and the head of Internet Innovation Laboratory at National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) under National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Thailand. He is also working with the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) in drafting national digital economy plan and driving the digital economy policy. Dr. Chalermpol has participated in Internet development in Thailand since 1992. He is a founding member of Thailand IPv6 Association, and Thailand Research Education Network (ThaiREN) Association. He has been also involved in several national ICT projects and international network infrastructure projects in the past 20+ years.
Wuth Wongwaiwit Engineering Expert @ TISPA, True
Wuth is an Engineering Expert at True Internet Corporation Company limited. He is responsible for International Bandwidth Planning including True Mobile, True Broadband and True Corporate customers. Besides that he also involved in many strategic ICT project.
He has been working in IT over 20 years in various technology and very familiar with International environment and multi-culture (Europe & Asia).
Wiwat Srijaratsin Assistant Director / Dep. General Manager @ TIG
He had more than 23 years of working in IT Industry with Infrastructure and Network Operations Management, familiar with and certified for the International standard of IT operations such as ITIL, ITSM, BCCE etc. He has experiences working with multinational company and also with leading enterprise in many industries such as banking & finance, automobile, insurance and telecommunications. He also has business consulting background who understands the linkage between technology and business points of view.
Suebsak Suebpakdee Executive Director and Assistant Secretary General (Digital Affairs) @ TCT
- 2008 - Present : Researcher at Bangkok University Research Center.
- 2018 - Present : Executive Director & Assistant Secretary General at
The Telecommunications Association of Thailand under the Royal
- 2012 - Present : Sub-Committee at
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission
- 2017 - Present : Committee Member at
The Engineering Institute of Thailand under H.M.The King's Patronage
- 2017 - Present : Sub-Committee at
Thai Network Information Center Foundation (THNic)
- 2018 - Present : Sub-Committee at
The National Press Council of Thailand
Paul Vixie Chairman, CEO and cofounder @ Farsight Security
Dr. Paul Vixie is an Internet pioneer. Currently, he is the Chairman, CEO and cofounder of Farsight Security, Inc. Dr. Vixie was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014 for work related to DNS and anti-spam technologies. He is the author of open source Internet software including BIND 8, and of many Internet standards documents concerning DNS and DNSSEC. In addition, he founded the first commercial anti-spam company (MAPS, 1996), the first non-profit Internet infrastructure software company (ISC, 1994), and the first neutral and commercial Internet exchange (PAIX, 1991). In 2018, he cofounded SIE Europe UG, a breakthrough European data sharing collective to fight cybercrime. Dr. Vixie earned his Ph.D. from Keio University for work related to DNS and DNSSEC in 2010.
Nitipong Boon-long Ph.D., Commercial Director @ SUPERNAP
Nitipong Boon-long is the Commercial Director at SUPERNAP Thailand. He is in charge of overall Sales and Marketing activities to drive growth in Thailand and APAC as well as managing the relationships with clients to help achieving the most effective digital transformation journey.
Prior to joining SUPERNAP Thailand, Nitipong has held various leadership positions from Product Development to International Sales and Marketing in APAC with leading Mobile Operators and International Carriers. With over 20 years of extensive experiences, he has helped provided excellent Data services ranging from wholesale to enterprise solutions including Cloud, IOT, Big Data, and Network solutions.
Nitipong has a Doctorate Degree in Industrial Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology in United States and Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Kasetsart University in Thailand.
Thein Myint Khine Founder and CEO @ Myanmar Internet Exchange (MMIX)
Thein Myint Khine is founder and CEO of Myanmar Internet Exchange (MMIX). Khine is an Industrial Advisor and she has over 20 years of professional experience in IT field. She joined the field in 1994 since after she achieved Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering. As of November 2000, she earned the IT Professional Certificates of Microsoft & Cisco. In 2013, she achieved CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert). Based on more than 15 Years' Experience in Internet Service Providers Environment, Khine could coordinate Industrial friends and set up the first Myanmar Internet Exchange.
The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) is a not-for-profit, membership-based service organization. As one of five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), APNIC is responsible for managing, distributing, and registering Internet number resources such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and Autonomous System (AS) numbers within the Asia Pacific region. As part of this service, APNIC is responsible for maintaining the public APNIC Whois Database and managing reverse DNS zone delegations. It also provides forums for Internet policy development that is bottom up and open to everyone. APNIC also provides technical training and education on Internet infrastructure development, supports Internet community events including APRICOT and regional NOG meetings, produces leading Internet research results, and assists in the development of critical infrastructure such as DNS root servers and Internet exchange points (IXPs).
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 98 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
Triple T Broadband Public Company Limited, one of the leaders in Nationwide Internet Service Provider, under the brand “3BB”. As a subsidiary of Jasmine International Group, Triple T Broadband Plc. is a telecommunication expert with long time experience. 3BB has established the nationwide infrastructure of optical fiber network. We, 3BB, have the latest technology and equipment installed in our network, and especially designed for internet service. Apply for 3BB service at all 3BB shops or 3BB agents throughout Thailand or contact our Call Center 1530. Visit us at http://www.3bb.co.th/.
ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address into your computer or other device – a name or a number. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit public-benefit corporation and a community with participants from all over the world. For more information, please visit: www.icann.org[icann.org]
T.C.C. Technology Co., Ltd. (TCCtech) is a member of TCC Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand. TCCtech is the Carrier-Neutral Data Center Services Provider under TCC Technology Group, which consists of T.C.C. Technology Co., Ltd., Leap Solutions Asia Co., Ltd. and Shinasub Co., Ltd. TCC Technology Group is the first & only triple-certified SAP Hosting services/ SAP Cloud services/ SAP Hana services Partner in Thailand. TCCtech has strong collaboration with selected global partners e.g. the recognition as Microsoft Certified Partner, etc. TCCtech currently operates not only highly secured multiple world-class Cloud-Enabled Data Centers in downtown Bangkok and the city’s eastern suburbs, but also offers industrial and international data centers solutions via its Asia Data Center Alliance (ADCA) network in 5 countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Founded in November 2001, Throughwave (Thailand) had a vision to become a leading IT infrastructure partner to enable Thailand and regional business organizations to compete and succeed in their IT strategies. Throughwave is specialized in helping customers and partners building high performance network and IT infrastructure solutions. Throughwave (Thailand) is part of Throughwave group, a family of IT infrastructure solutions companies.
At Throughwave (Thailand), we offer IT infrastructure products designed to increase the reliability, performance, and security of customer infrastructure. Throughwave (Thailand) is an IT infrastructure distribution company. We have connected technology solution providers with resellers in South East Asia region, bringing the latest products and services to market and finding new ways to bring value to our customers. The company offers a broad array of world class high performance network and security solutions and services.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in Cloud Computing. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure in-the-cloud that is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 500 companies in financial services, pharmaceuticals, and technology.
NTT Communications is a leader global provider of information and communications
technology (ICT) solutions and part the NTT Group, a top 100 ranked corporation in the
Fortune Global 500. We provide consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to
optimize the information and company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading
global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal OneTM VPN network reaching 196
countries/region, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions
leverage the global resources of NTT group companies including Dimension Data. NTT
DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by a commitment to sound operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-toend solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud technology and services. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With 180,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a Better Connected World.
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