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.
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.
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.
Imtiaz Sajid is a Network Analyst / Network Trainer. He has worked for Internet Service Providers (ISP) and managed service provider as Network Operation, Capacity Planning and Network Design Engineer to to provide L3/L4 support, managed services, design and capacity planning, testing, deployment and swap of IP network.
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.