Md Abdullah Al Naser

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Naser is a professional IP network enthusiast with extensive experience working in large ISPs, telecoms, and enterprise network infrastructures. He specializes in planning and designing complex network solutions for both service providers and corporate networks, with expertise in advanced routing protocols such as OSPF, IS-IS, and BGP, as well as IPv6 and MPLS. Alongside his profession, Naser is also involved in technical writing and providing technical training within his capacity.

Rahul Makhija

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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 Tambeana

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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.

Zobair Khan

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Zobair Khan works at APNIC as a Network Analyst / Technical Trainer. He is responsible for carrying out trainings in South Asia & Oceania region. Prior to this, he worked at Fiber@Home in Bangladesh since 2010 with responsibilities in capacity planning, upstream coordination and troubleshooting. He started his career with Transmission Network and previously worked with Cisco, Huawei, Infinera, Juniper, LS Cable and Tejas. He is an active participant of various network operator groups (NOGs), including bdNOG. He was a Community Trainer of APNIC since 2019 and a MANRS Training Fellow in 2020. He was one of the MANRS ambassadors for the year 2021.

Md. Rafeeun Noby Babir

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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.

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.

Makito Lay

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Makito has 18 years experience in ISP and Telecom industry, focusing on building technology solutions for service provider IP core, broadband access and datacenter networks. His expertise includes Routing & Switching technologies, IPv6, MPLS and ISP services. Makito is a founding member of Cambodia Network Operators Group (KHNOG) and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the KHNOG Executive Committee.

Previously he was a retained community trainer in Cambodia for APNIC.

Liezel Manangan

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Liezel has been working in the field of telecommunications since 2008 and is currently a network engineer at SKY Cable Corporation, an ISP in the Philippines. She leads the IP Core Network under Engineering Division, handling the core and gateway routing infrastructure, peering and interconnection. Liezel is also a volunteer in PhNOG. 

She finished her degree in Electronics and Commuications Engineering in Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Liezel shares her knowledge as a retained community trainer.

Phyo Phyo Hein

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Phyo graduated from the University of Computer Studies in Yangon with an honours degree of Bachelor in Computer Technology. Phyo has 16 years of experience in IT networking industry, she has worked for a few major ISPs and telecom operators in Myanmar and Singapore. In addition, Phyo is a senior IT networking trainer who has trained many engineers in Myanmar. She is also a MikroTik Certified Trainer, who regularly delivers official MikroTik certification trainings and exams.

In her day-to-day work, she supports ISPs in design, implementation and maintenance of their core networks. She also provides technology-based and operational trainings to ISPs and enterprises.

Phyo loves to do knowledge sharing and hopes to help improve ICT infrastructure in developing and undeveloped countries.

Tahir Hussain

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Tahir is currently based in Pakistan working for an organization which develops AI based solutions.

Tahir is fond of learning new skills, attending networking conferences and is interested in both indoor and outdoor sports which includes snooker, table tennis, badminton, volleyball and cricket.

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