Rahul Makhija is a seasoned IP network professional. He has been in the ISP industry since 2007. He is a BGP enthusiast and an IPv6 evangelist. Rahul is currently the CTO at Esto Group of Companies (AS135817). He actively participates in various community engagements. Rahul has been contributing to various program committees such as INNOG, SANOG and APNIC conferences. Over the years, he has mentored many network engineers, helping them gain new skill sets and adopt industry’s best practices.
Rahul shares his knowledge and experience as a volunteer community trainer for APNIC.
Jethro worked as a Network Engineer for over 17 years. He began his carrier with the local ISP Telecom Vanuatu Ltd as Network Administrator and later joined OGCIO to work as Network Manager for the Vanuatu eGov Network. He also was part of the initial setup and operation of the local IXP, Vanuatu Internet Exchange, and still provides technical support to the IXP to this day. Jethro now works as a network consultant and shares his knowledge as a retained community trainer for APNIC.
Abu Sufian has over 13 years of experience as a network and system administrator. He has worked for major ISP/IIG companies in Bangladesh as well as in other countries.
He possesses extensive knowledge in network design and operations, network and system security, and VoIP technologies. He is passionate about open source monitoring systems and developing automation solutions on top of them.
His areas of expertise include Advanced Routing, Advanced IGP, MPLS, BGP, IPv6, Infrastructure Security, NMM, and Network Automation.
Furthermore, he actively participates as a speaker at BDNOG.
Abu Sufian shares his knowledge as a volunteer community trainer.
Qazi Shamsud Tahmeed
Q S Tahmeed has more than 17 years of experience working in ISP/NSP entities in Bangladesh. He has strong knowledge and experience in the design, development & operation of scalable and resilient network infrastructure and services. His technical interest areas include Internet Routing & Security, OSPF, IPv6 Deployment, Network Automation, MPLS, Network Security, Segment Routing.
Tahmeed shares his knowledge as the retained community trainer in Bangladesh for APNIC.
Md. Rafeeun Noby Babir
Md. Rafeeun Noby Babir is an accomplished professional in the field of Telecommunications and Information Technology. With an extensive experience in the network industry in Bangladesh, Babir has made significant contributions in Gateway Operations, specializing in International Internet Gateway (IIG), International Terrestrial Cable (ITC), National Internet Exchange (NIX) as well as Nationwide Internet Service Provider (ISP).
Babir’s expertise extends towards Network Servers and Security along with Routing and Switching. He possesses in-depth knowledge of BGP core networks. Along with a degree in ECE from KUET, he also holds certifications from industry-leading organizations like Cisco (CCNP, Specialist), Juniper (JNCIA), Huawei (HCIA), Red Hat (RHCE, RHCSA) and demonstrates his commitment to professional excellence.
Babir shares his knowledge as a volunteer community trainer for APNIC.
Vasira is currently the Head of the Network and Integration System division of the Ministry of Technology and Communication in Laos. He has more than 10 years of experience working in the management, planning and implementation, security and integration system for the government network. He has completed a Master’s degree in Network Systems from Swinburne University of Technology.
Vasira shares his knowledge as a retained community trainer for APNIC.
Mrs. Thitima Parathum has over 20 years of experience in the ISP and IT business, she started to join one of major provide in Thailand as Network Engineer and now in management role. Her current responsibility is mainly in charge of core network planning & operation.
Thitima volunteers as a community trainer and shares her knowledge.
Gonchig has been working various roles in Mongolian ISP and Mobile operators for the last 12 years, including ISP core, edge, customer networks and system administration. His expertise includes virtualization, infrastructure design, routing & switching and multicast routing.
Gonchig shares his knowledge and experience as a volunteer community trainer for APNIC.
Shaqayeq (Shay) Saleh
Shaqayeq (Shay) Saleh Senior Network Engineer (Datacenter and Virtualization) at Aussie Broadband. She is an energetic, dynamic, results-oriented and problem solver with over a decade proven experience in infrastructure design, network security, network administration and service provider network. Her industry exposure spans telecommunications, Internet registry and education providers. Shaqayeq holds certifications in network and security as well as a master’s in information technology (Network Management).
Shaqayeq (Shay) Saleh shares her knowledge as a volunteer community trainer.
Subhashini has worked as an Engineer and Manager in Telecommunication and ICT fields since 2007 in different vendor and operator platforms. Her Experience includes Telco applications planning, maintenance and Solution delivery, Telco core network, ISP operation management and Security governance. She is a Volunteer trainer in LKNOG and a founding committee member of LKNOG, a former Fellow at APNIC 42 and 48 events and attended the first APNIC Hackathon. As a Voluntary speaker and organiser, she supports Women in ICT forums, APNIC NFH SEA and LKNOG events.
Technical Interest areas include Network and application Security, IPV6, DNS and DNSSEC.
Subhashini shares her knowledge as the retained community trainer in Sri Lanka for APNIC.