Michael De Leo
He has been working for Cisco Systems as Corporate Consulting Engineer for ten years. Michael graduated from the UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) in 1989 and has been involved in networks and their design for more than sixteen years.
His current activities include technologies such as wireless networks, mobile networks, RFID, security, IPv6, corporate data centers, television and voice over IP. During his years with Cisco he has helped service providers and the corporate sector in designing networks, searching for new technologies and applying better practices. He is also involved in the sustained growth of the Internet in developing markets such as Latin American, Asia and Africa. At the moment he holds two positions: he continues to work as Consulting Engineer but also acts as CTO of the alliance with Microsoft.
He is the Regional Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Internet Society.
Prior to joining ISOC, Sebastian worked in the Internet Service Providers industry, founding and running several ISPs in Argentina and also managing regional Latin America operations. At that time, he was also President of the Argentine Internet Service Providers Association (CABASE).
Sebastian also has an extensive career on international Internet-related organizations, having been a member of LACNIC’s Auditing Committee, Chairman of the Argentine Chapter of the Internet Society, Chairman of the Argentine Chapter of the IPv6 Task Force; he is currently a member of ICANN’s Address Supporting Organization Council, being the Chairman of this Council for the last two years. Sebastián is an Argentinean citizen, living in Buenos Aires.
He is research director of Packet Clearing House, a non-profit research institute dedicated to understanding and supporting Internet traffic exchange technology, policy, and economics. Bill entered the field of Internet routing research in 1989, while serving as the network architect and operations director for an international multiprotocol service-provision backbone network. In 1993 and 1994, Woodcock was one of the founders of Packet Clearing House, and has served in his current post as Research Director since 1997. In that time, Woodcock has directly participated in the establishment of more than three dozen public Internet exchange points in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas. He continues to serve on the boards of, and provide ongoing technical and policy advice to many of these institutions. Woodcock and J.D. Falk were the principal lobbyists on the white-hat side (as opposed to the Direct Marketing Association) of the successful passage California's model anti-spam legislation in 1998, and has successfully concluded telecommunications regulatory reform efforts in several African countries.
Woodcock's published work includes many PCH white-papers, the 1993 McGraw-Hill book Networking the Macintosh, the report of the ANF AppleTalk Tunneling Architectures Working Group, which he chaired in 1993 and 1994, many articles in Network World, MacWorld, MacWEEK, Connections, and other networking journals and periodicals. In addition, he was principal author of the Multicast DNS, IP Anycast, and Operator Requirements of Infrastructure Management Methods IETF drafts. In the early nineties, he pioneered IGP and EGP-based topological load balancing techniques using IP Anycast technology. Together with Mark Kosters he proposed at the 1996 Montreal IEPG that the root DNS servers be migrated to IP Anycast, and their work has provided the basis upon which root DNS servers have been deployed since the late 1990s. In addition to protocol development work, Woodcock has developed networking products for Cisco, Agilent, and Farallon. Woodcock has director roles in four companies in the areas of satellite communications, content distribution, and domain name service technology.
Woodcock has also served on the board of trustees of ARIN since 2002, the board of directors of the Internet Capacity Development Consortium since 2004, the .ORG Public Interest Registry Advisory Board since 2005, and the board of the ISP/Consortium in 1998 and 1999. He is a current or former PCH representative to AfriNIC, APIA, APNIC, ARIN, CAIDA, IEPG, ISOC, the ISP/C, LACNIC, NATOA, and RIPE, and he speaks regularly at AfNOG, APIA, APNIC, APRICOT, ARIN, ISOC/INET, NordNOG, RIPE, IEPG, IETF, ISMA, SANOG and NANOG meetings. He serves on the program committees of NANOG, SANOG, PAM, and APRICOT.
Woodcock served as a liaison in Estonia during the computer attacks unleashed after the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn incident and assisted in the defense coordinated by Hillar Aarelaid and the CERT-EE.
Cuenta con casi 10 años de experiencia en temas de redes de datos trabajando en diferentes países. Actualmente se desempeña en ANTEL Uruguay realizando la planificación de su red IP/MPLS. Es también docente de la Universidad de la República en Montevideo tanto en cursos de grado como post-grado.
Actualmente se desempeña como Coordinador de la lista de discusiones NAPLA (NAPs de Latinoamérica) donde se discuten temas relacionados a los puntos de intercambio de trafico. Coordina también el grupo de la meta 1 del eLAC donde se relevan la infraestructura de interconexión existente en la región.
Roque es autor de varias políticas para la distribución de recursos en la región de LACNIC, donde se destacan la política original de distribución de direcciones IPv4, política de distribución de recursos experimentales, entre otras.
Recibe su título de Ingeniero Electricista especialista en Telecomunicaciones por parte de la Universidad de la República en el año 2001. Ya antes de recibirse comienza su trabajo en redes de datos en el ISP local ANTEL. Trabaja en la puesta en marcha de la red metropolitana y en una serie de conexiones internacionales del país. Gestiona varios proyectos en ANTEL donde se destacan, la red nacional IP (Uruguaynet) y un nuevo Datacenter para la empresa. En el año 2003 recibe la beca Fulbright mediante la cual obtiene su maestría en el año 2005 en la Universidad de Kansas (USA), donde se desempeña como GRA en el laboratorio de Fotónica. Durante el período 2005-2006 trabaja en Sprint-Nextel Corp en proyectos relacionados con su red IP Sprintlink.
He is a Computer Science Engineer graduated from the Technological and Superior Studies Institute of Monterrey in 1994 and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Information Technologies Administration at the same Institute. Since 1995 he has worked for different companies in the field of telecommunications, actively participating in the sector’s expansion in Mexico. From September 1998 until July 2003 he was in charge of IP Address Coordination at NIC Mexico. This Coordination is responsible for assigning IP address space to organizations established in the Mexican Republic.
Germán was member of ICANN’s Address Council for two years, in representation of the region of Latin America and the Caribbean. He is a Founding Member of LACNIC’s Board of Directors, organization within which he is currently Policies and External Relations Manager, responsible for supporting the policy development process for the allocation of Internet resources in Latin America and the Caribbean and coordinating actions in the areas of Communications, Membership Services and Institutional Cooperation.