Shaila Sharmin

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Shaila Sharmin has more than 10 years of working experience in ISP, Bank and WiMAX Network Architecture. She is a seasoned Operations Engineer and Management professional in the field of IP Core and System Security, and possesses extensive hands-on experience in Core and Enterprise Routing and Switching Technologies with major vendors. Shaila has in depth knowledge of cybersecurity and privacy principles, cyber threats types and vulnerabilities, security risks assessment and emerging technologies.

Shaila was educated in Bangladesh completing a Master’s Degree in Computer Science with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer science and engineering. Furthermore, she has some vendor certifications (e.g. CISM, CCNP, NSE4 etc.) at her credit. Shaila actively speaks and volunteers at bdNOG, APNIC events.

Areas of Interests: SDN, IPv6, Routing and Switching, MPLS, BGP, Network and Information Security and Internetworking, Internet Governance and technical Policy.

Shaila shares his knowledge as a volunteer community trainer for APNIC.

Lars-Johan Liman

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Lars-Johan holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. His career started at the Network Operations Centre at the KTH where he contributed to the operation of the DNS servers, especially Lars-Johan’s keen interest in the DNS soon made him responsible for the service, and when Netnod AB was formed as a spin-off from the university to take over the operation of infrastructure services (including I-root), he became its first employee. Lars-Johan remains in charge of the service, which nowadays encompasses 75+ service points around the globe. His involvement with the community has carried him to leading positions in committees within the IETF and ICANN, and he is involved wherever root-server operations is discussed.