Alan Hu

Professional Background

Alan now is a senior director of carrier IP solution marketing in Huawei USA, based on San Jose, CA. He has been in high tech industry for over 18 years. His main focus is to promote Huawei E2E carrier network solution covering IP core and edge, metro aggregation, 2G/3G/LTE mobile backhaul, plus some new technologies in SDN/NFV, cloud computing/DC. He has been actively participating  in the industry discussion on the latest technology and trends such as Cloud Computing, IoT/5G, 4K video/AR/VR and etc.

Personal Experience

Huawei USA (July 2014 - Now) -   Senior Director of Global Network Solution Dept. Focus on Huawei E2E Network Solution

Huawei (Feb, 2011 - June, 2014) - Director of PL Marketing in Huawei CEE & Nordic region and focus on regional carrier network solution promotion

Cisco San Jose (1988 - 2011) - 13 years Cisco San Jose, Worked in multiples areas: IP Core & Edge network, SP managed sevice and global eterprise network


Alejandro Acosta

Alejandro Acosta studied Computer Sciences at Universidad Nueva Esparta, Venezuela, where he later went on to complete a master's degree in Information Technology Management. He is currently serving as President of LAC-TF (the Latin American and Caribbean IPv6 Task Force) and is a Research and Development Engineer at LACNIC. He was previously Technology and Support Manager at British Telecom (BT) and member of LACNIC's Electoral Commission. Today, Alejandro coordinates the annual FLIP-6 meeting (Latin American IPv6 Forum) and moderates the Latin American IPv6 Task Force mailing list. He also teaches TCP/IP –a subject that is part of the ninth semester Engineering curriculum– at Universidad Nueva Esparta. During the past six years, Alejandro has participated in numerous events, among them multiple LACNIC, LACNOG, ICANN, LACIGF, IGF and IETF meetings. He has obtained several certifications and is, among others, IPv6 Sage Certified (Hurricane Electric, 10th November), Novell Certified Linux Administrator (Novell CLA, February 2010), Novell Linux Spec (September 2013)


Alejandro D'Egidio

Alejandro is currently Head of Backbone Engineering at Telecentro, one of Argentina's largest cable providers which offers residential Internet services of up to 100 Mbps.

He has 10 years of experience working at various Internet Service Providers, eight of them within the Backbone Engineering Department, and has participated in projects for IPv6 deployment on MPLS networks using both 6PE and 6VPE. Alejandro and his team are currently working on deploying IPv6 on their DOCSIS network.


Alex Ojeda Mercado

CEO, CHILE NETWORKS S.P.A Chair of the LACNIC Pubic Policy Forum

Chilean businessman and Telecommunications professional. CEO at CHILE NETWORKS S.P.A. Founder of NOG Chile. Chair of the National NOG Working Group within LACNOG. Consultant on datacenter and telecommunications deployment projects and strategic positioning. LACNIC member and active participant within the LACNIC and other Chilean and regional communities.


Andrés Piazza

General Manager de LACTLD. Es abogado por la Universidad Nacional de Córdoba y tiene una trayectoria de más de 10 años en temas relacionados con la Gobernanza de Internet. Participó con diferentes roles en la comunidad de ICANN, como Presidente de LACRALO y en el área de Relaciones Estrategicas de LACNIC.


Antonio M. Moreiras

Antonio M. Moreiras é gerente de projetos e desenvolvimento no NIC.br, e atua como um dos responsáveis pela coordenação e operação do IX.br, que compreende dezenas de Internet Exchanges no Brasil e interconecta centos de ISP e outros sistemas autônomos. Moreiras coordena o IPv6.br, uma iniciativa para a implementação do IPv6 no Brasil. Também é responsável por disponibilizar na Internet e de forma gratuita, à Hora Legal Brasileira via NTP, pela formação dirigida aos ISP, bem como por outros projetos técnicos que contribuem com o desenvolvimento da Internet no Brasil, melhorando a sua qualidade e seus custos.


Ariel Graizer

Ing. Ariel Graizer Ariel Graizer Electronics Engineer by UTN FRBS, 1984.

  • 1982 1985 Head of Teleprocessing at Banco Cooperativo de Caseros
  • 1985 1989 Communications Manager at Grupo Bago
  • 1989 1998 Founder and CEO of Datamarkets. S.A.
  • 1989 1995 AT&T EasyLink Services Representative for Latin America, Southern Cone.
  • 1997 Founding Member and Vice-President of NAP CABASE.
  • 1999-Current CEO of Servicios y Telecomunicaciones S.A.
  • 1998 2006 Director and Secretary of CABASE
  • 2007-Current CEO of CABASE, the Argentine Chamber of Databanks and Online Services
  • 2008-Current Member of the Universal Telecommunications Service Technical Committee in Argentina
  • 2011-Current President of LAC-IX , the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Exchange Point Operators Association.


Ariel Weher

Ariel Weher is a self-taught technology and telecommunications enthusiast. He is currently serving on the LACNOG Board and Chair of the Best Current Operational Practices Task Force (BCOP).

Ariel has earned international professional level certifications, has been an Open Source systems user and evangelist for 20 years, and tries to keep up to date with the latest in new technologies and protocols.

He lives in Argentina, where he works as senior networking and systems administrator. In addition, he provides consultancy services to several companies in different Latin American and Caribbean markets.

Ariel has presented at different events organized by various institutions, including network learning centers, universities, multinationals, Internet exchange points and non-profit organizations, always seeking to actively promote the development of a secure, well-performing and neutral network.


Arturo L. Servin Niembro

 Arturo L. Servin Niembro currently works in Google Inc. as Peering and Content Distribution manager for Iberoamerica and the Caribbean. Previously joining Google he was Chief Technology Officer at the Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (Lacnic). Arturo also has worked as a research engineer, consultant and network manager at various organizations the UK and Mexico. He received his PhD from the Department of Computer Science at the University of York, where his research focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and network security. In addition, he holds a Masters degree in Telecom Management and a B.S. in Electronic Systems Engineering, both from ITESM Campus Monterrey, Mexico. Arturo has worked on multiple innovation projects, including the development of Internet-2 in Mexico, where he served as Chairman of the Network Development Committee and Coordinator of the working group on IP-Multicast.Chris Grundemann.


Azael Fernández Alcántara

Azael Fernández obtained his Engineering degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), where he is in charge of the Emerging Network Technologies Lab (NETLab), and testing equipment and technologies such as IPv6, IPSec, PLC, WDM, MIPv6, VoIP, RFID, SDN, IoT, and others.

Azael is responsible for IPv6 and SDN task forces and projects, and coordinates the IPv6 working groups at CUDI and CLARA. He is also responsible for the Mexican chapter of the IPv6 Forum, chairs the FLIP6 Forum and is part of its evaluation committee, and moderates LACNIC's IPv6 LACTF mailing list.

He has participated in the commissioning of projects such as RedUNAM IPv6, IPv6 deployment in RedCUDI and RedCLARA, and the design and operation of DeMeCAR (Delta Metropolitana de Supercómputo, now LANCAD) deploying their own fiber optic network in the city's metro lines.

Azael is currently working on the "RedUNAM Metropolitana" project, which seeks to interconnect UNAM facilities with their own last mile technologies.



Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo

Carlos Martinez-Cagnazzo is the Chief Technical Officer of LACNIC, the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Address Registry.

Carlos joined LACNIC in 2010 as the first member of the newly formed Research and Development group. Among other projects, he was involved in promoting IPv6 and DNSSEC adoption and the Resource Certification (RPKI) Project. During 2013, Carlos was appointed Manager of ­LACNIC's Security and Stability Program; in 2014, he became LACNIC's Chief Technical Officer.

His projects and research interests include Internet measurements, particularly the benefits of Internet Exchange Points; security in BGP and routing; security in the Domain Name System, specifically DDoS mitigation; and deployment of DNSSEC. Carlos is also an appointed member of ICANN's Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC.)

He is an Electrical Engineer who started his professional career in IP Network Operations and Management and gradually transitioned to Network Planning and then to Computer and Information Security. From 2005 to 2010, he worked exclusively in the field of computer security, helping deploy the first Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) in his country.

Carlos has also taught Computer Security and Computer Networking classes for undergraduate students at several local universities in Uruguay.

Carmen Denis Polanco

María del Carmen Denis Polanco, es Maestra en Administración de Tecnologías de Información por el Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Especialista en Administración de Tecnología y Licenciada en Ciencias de la Computación, ambos por la Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (UADY).

Cuenta con 23 años de experiencia en gestión de Tecnologías de Información y actualmente responsable de la Infraestructura y Servicios de Telemática en la Coordinación Administrativa de Tecnologías de información de la UADY, en donde proporciona:

Asesoría para el desarrollo de proyectos y soluciones tecnológicas de Infraestructura y Servicios de Telemática para los Campus Universitarios de la UADY.

Responsable del proyecto institucional de mejora de la conectividad en Campus Universitarios de la UADY.

Ha colaborado como responsable de la Validación de Información del Comité Técnico de Conectividad para la Instancia Operadora Estatal del Estado de Yucatán del Proyecto "México Conectado", en 2014 y 2015; instructora en el centro de capacitación del sureste de la Comisión Federal de Electricidad temas de Tecnologías de Redes, Gestión de Tecnologías de Información, y Tecnologías de Ruteo. Actualmente como vocal en el Comité Desarrollo de la Red (CDR) de la Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet (CUDI) y recientemente se ha incorporado para participar en EpicQueen Capítulo Mérida y en ISOC Capítulo México.


Daniel Garfinkel

Dan is currently the Product Owner for DNS products at Secure64 and is responsible for understanding customer needs and planning product release to meet those needs. Dan has been with Secure64 since 2011 and has worked as a test engineer, development engineer and sales engineer prior to his current position.

After graduating with a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Connecticut, Dan has worked in software design and development, research, project management and software quality at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and CoCreate Software. His expertise includes human/computer interaction, collaborative computing, graphics and DNS technologies.


Eduardo Barasal

Eduardo Barasal Morales é engenheiro de computação graduado pela Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo. Atualmente, no NIC.br, trabalha como Analista de Projetos com a responsabilidade de disseminar de conhecimento de redes pelo país através da gestão dos cursos de IPv6(Presencial e a distancia) e Boas práticas operacionais para Sistemas Autônomos. É também, um dos escritores do livro "Laboratório IPv6" que é utilizado por algumas universidades em sua ementa básica do curso de redes.


Edmundo Cázarez-López

Edmundo Cázarez-López tiene un título de Ingeniero en Sistemas Computacionales por el Tecnológico de Morelia (México) y un M. Sc. En Ciencia de la Computación por el Tecnológico de Monterrey (México). Desde 2011 se desempeña como Gerente de Recursos de Internet en NIC México, que es el Registro Nacional de Internet para México.


Evandro Antonio Ramos Terra Varonil de Sousa

Graduado em Tecnologia em Processamento de Dados pela Faculdade de Tecnologia de Americana (FATEC) e MBA em Gestão de Tecnologia da Informação pela Anhanguera. Diretor de Operações - COO da Fasternet. Diretor da ISOC (Internet Society) Brasil, Diretor da ABRANET (Associação Brasileira de Internet), Diretor do SEINESP (Sindicato de Empresas de Internet do Estado de São Paulo), Fundador e Ex-Diretor/Conselheiro da ABRINT (Associação Brasileira de Provedores de Internet e Telecomunicações), Membro do LACNIC (Registro de Endereços da Internet para a América Latina e o Caribe) e diversas outras associações e organizações. Ex-Professor Universitário. Possui certificação Ubiquiti Certified Trainer (UCT) e especialização em Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, Juniper e MikroTik. Trabalha com Internet há 22 anos e ministra palestras no Brasil e outros países da América Latina. Responsável pela implantação de Sistemas Autônomos (AS) em Provedores de Serviço de Internet (ISP) utilizando os protocolos IPv4 e IPv6. Tem como hobby o triathlon.


Fabián Mejía

Fabián Mejía is currently Chair of the Regional Interconnection Forum.

He received his degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the National Polytechnic School of Quito, Ecuador. His skills and expertise involve various aspects of telecommunications and the Internet including, among others, wired and wireless access networks, networking (CCNA, CCNP), IPv6, Linux system administration, computer security, and Internet governance. He also completed the Internet Society's Next Generation Leaders (NGL) program.

He is currently working for AEPROVI as Manager of NAP.EC, the Ecuadorean Internet exchange point. Among other activities, he has led major projects that have resulted in improved performance and stability of local Internet access services. Several of these projects have been pioneers in their respective fields, including the deployment of IPv6 at NAP.EC, hosting content delivery network nodes (CDN) in Ecuador, and the implementation of RPKI and origin validation at NAP.EC. He is a founding member of the Ecuador Chapter of the IPv6 Working Group (IPv6TF-EC) and member of the Board of the Latin American and Caribbean IXP Association (LAC- IX).


Gerardo Rada

Gerardo Rada is a Systems Engineer who graduated in 2006 from the National Experimental University of the Venezuelan Armed Forces (UNEFA). He has 8 years of experience in systems development and is currently working as Software and Development Engineer at LACNIC, where his main responsibility is managing and developing this organization's resource certification system https://rpki.lacnic.net/. While at the Venezuelan National Center for Technological Innovation (CENIT), in 2007 Gerardo was chosen to be a part of the Uruguay-Venezuela development team within the framework of the Genexus Ruby project. In 2008 he joined the technical team of CENIT's technological prospection project http://portal.cenit.gob.ve/cenitcms/noticia_2569_1.html which resulted in the publication of the Prospective Study on ICTs and the Digital Content Industries in Venezuela.


Gianina Pensky

Gianina Pensky has a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the ORT University in Montevideo, Uruguay.  She also obtained a certificate from Tel Aviv University (Israel) after completing their  Entrepreneurship & Innovation Training Program and is currently working on her Master's Degree in Strategic Management in Telecommunications.
She is currently serving as Internet Numbering Resource Analyst and Policy Officer at the Regional Internet Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC). 

Before joining LACNIC, Gianina worked in ALCATEL's 3G Network Optimization department and IKATU, where she was involved in home automation projects.


Göran Marby

Göran Marby brings over 20 years experience as a senior executive in the Internet and technology sector, as well as his leadership as Director General at the independent regulatory body Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS), where he worked closely with international organizations and standards bodies.

Prior to this, he served as CEO and founder of Appgate, a Swedish security software company (now Cryptzone in the U.S), where he grew the organization to a global company with customers in 35 countries and operations in the U.S.

Before his seven years at Appgate, he was CEO for the advanced networks company Cygate Group (now owned by TeliaSonera) where he spearheaded operations in five countries with revenues in the range of 120 million euros. And as Country Manager for Cisco in Sweden, Marby led sales of all products and services.

He currently serves on several Boards including: The Swedish Broadband Forum, The Swedish E-identification Board and the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC).

Marby, age 53, holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law, and is married with three kids. He is fluent in English and Swedish and is a Swedish national.


Guillermo Cicileo

Guillermo Cicileo se desempeña actualmente como Responsable del Programa de Seguridad y Estabilidad de Internet de LACNIC. Es miembro del board de LACNOG y Coordina la Task Force de Capacitación. Forma parte del comité de evaluación del FLIP6 - Foro Latinoamericano de IPv6 desde 2007 a la actualidad. Hasta 2015 se desempeñó como Coordinador General de la RIU, red de las universidades nacionales de Argentina.

Ha participado activamente de la creación de RedCLARA (Cooperación Latinoamericana en Redes Avanzadas), siendo miembro de la Comisión Técnica inicial del proyecto.

Ha sido instructor en los workshops de enrutamiento avanzado organizados por distintas organizaciones como CLARA, WALC y LACNIC, dictando capacitaciones sobre multicast, IPv6 y BGP entre otros temas. Junto a otros autores ha escrito el libro "IPv6 para Todos" en 2009 (proyecto financiado por Internet Society, Capítulo Argentina) y el libro "IPv6 para Operadores de Red" en 2014 (financiado por Internet Society, Capítulo Argentina). Ha contribuido tambien como instructor en la Escuela de Gobernanza de Internet y participado de los foros de gobernanza de Internet regionales.

Ha sido parte de los inicios de Internet en Argentina, participando tanto desde organizaciones academicas como de ISPs. Ha colaborado con las principales organizaciones que promueven el desarrollo de Internet, participando en LACNIC desde su creación,  tanto en los grupos de trabajo como en el Foro de Políticas y fue miembro de la Comisión Electoral desde  2011 hasta 2015. También ha estado involucrado en las reuniones de operadores LACNOG y en las principales actividades y foros de Internet de la región.

Su actividad laboral ha estado ligada a las redes científico y académicas a nivel nacional e internacional, desempeñándose en esas áreas durante más de 15 años. Como parte de su trayectoria, dirigió la primera conexión de Argentina a Internet2 y Redes Avanzadas, así como la incorporación del país a la RedCLARA.

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Hugo Salgado

"Hugo Salgado works in NIC Chile, the .CL ccTLD registry since the last century. Bachelor of Engineering and Computer Science from the Universidad de Chile, between his duties were operations, development and research in the domain name area.Currently is Chair of the DNSSEC Program Committee for LACTLD Technical Meetings and activaly cooperates in regional projects like the DNS anycast cloud of LACTLD, a DNS Observatory for LATAM and DNSSEC related activities and outreach."


Ivan Zilic Schmidt

Iván has over 15 years of experience related to different companies by means of Internet with solid knowledge of the different protocols of Internet.


Jaime Olmos

Especialista en el área de telecomunicaciones con más de 15 años de experiencia, con estudios superiores en informática por la Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG), donde más tarde obtuvo el grado de maestría en tecnologías. Ha desempeñado numerosas responsabilidades en la UdeG como desarrollador de software, responsable de seguridad de la información, administrador de la dorsal de telecomunicaciones, profesor de la maestría en tecnologías de información, actualmente es responsable del Centro de Operaciones de la Red en la Coordinación General de Tecnologías de Información de la UdeG.

Es uno de los miembros fundadores de la asociación civil IPv6 Task Force México donde ostenta el cargo de tesorero y uno de los coordinadores del evento Global IPv6 Summit México. Es coordinador del grupo de trabajo SDN/NFV en la Corporación Universitaria para el Desarrollo de Internet en México (CUDI). Es secretario del grupo de seguridad de la información en la Asociación Nacional de Universidades e Instituciones de Educación Superior en México (ANUIES). Trabaja en diversos proyectos de investigación y desarrollo universitario como IPv6, SDN y NFV. Ha obtenido diversas certificaciones, entre las más reconocidas, IPv6 Sage Certified (de Hurricane Electric), ingeniero de red asociado de reconocidos fabricantes de switches, routers y virtual routers.


Jhonny Edmundo Naranjo Castro

Jhonny E. Naranjo Castro actualmente trabaja en Ecuador como CEO del ISP TECCIAL S.A. y como Presidente de la Asociación Nacional de Proveedores de Internet (APROSVA) del Ecuador, organización sin fines de lucro que reúne a ISP pequeños y medianos del sector, durante los periodos: 2015-207 y del 2017-2019. Trabajó como Ingeniero Experto de Integración de Plataformas en redes Móviles en Nokia Siemens Network, durante 8 años (2003-2010) en Dallas – USA y en Guayaquil- Ecuador; también trabajo como Jefe de Telemática en CLARO (América Móvil) Ecuador, durante 7 años (1996 – 2002) en Guayaquil-Ecuador. Es Ingeniero de Computación de la ESPOL (Escuela Politécnica del Litoral del Ecuador) y cuenta con un Master de Telecomunicaciones (c) de la ESPOL (Escuela Politécnica del Litoral del Ecuador). Jhonny está trabajando para que los pequeños y medianos ISP cuenten con un marco regulatorio favorable y en el desarrollo de infraestructura común (IXP, redes compartidas, otros) que permitan su sostenibilidad Técnica y Económica y la provisión de un mejor servicio a la ciudadanía y a la comunidad digital general en Ecuador.


Joao Luis Silva Damas

I am currently a Senior Researcher at APNIC, the RIR for the Asia Pacific region.

I have previously worked at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, implementing the campus network and Internet services for students and academics; passing then to Rediris -the Spanish academic network- and from there to RIPE NCC, the RIR for Europe and nearby areas where I was CTO. Subsequently I spend 10 years in ISC, managing the development of BIND software as well as services of DNS, including root server F. After ISC, I co-founded the company of DNS Anycast Hivecast that was later acquired by Dyn Inc.

During a 7 years period, I organized single-handedly the RIPE Programme agenda to promote the implementation and transition to the current Program Committee. In 2008 I co-founded ESNOG as a local forum for suppliers, a project which has been joining more partners along these years.


Jordi Palet

Jordi Palet Martínez has been working in computers, networking, and telecomm business during the past 30 years. Since 2001, he has attended all the IETF meetings and contributed to the standardization process (co-)authoring numerous documents, mainly related to IPv6.

Over the past 15 years, he has been involved in the RIRs policy making process, having actively participated and (co-)authored numerous proposals, which many of them have been accepted by the relevant communities, in meetings in all the regions.

Jordi volunteered his time to assist all the RIRs in training activities, mainly related to IPv6, which started in Africa and continued in the rest of the regions.

He was the main responsible for the creation of the IPv6 Task Forces in many countries in Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, and the rest of the regions, which helped to increase the IPv6 knowledge and team building, which highly impacted in the deployment in every country/region.

Jordi has had considerable experience working in the development, promotion and deployment of IPv6, including numerous R&D projects.

He has been engaged with IPv6 commercial customers/projects for the last 16 years, including ISPs, government networks, universities, corporate networks, data center, SMEs networks and regulators.


Jorge Cano Puente

Arquitecto de Sistemas comprometido con la calidad, dedicación y excelente ética laboral. Con amplia experiencia en una gran cantidad de lenguajes de programación y frameworks de aplicaciones. Extensivo conocimientos en funcionamiento interno y estándares de DNS/DNSSEC, Modelo Registry-Registrar, EPP, WHOIS y RDAP, teniendo más de 10 años de experiencia en diseño e implementación de la mayoría de los sistemas principales sobre los cuales el dominio de nivel superior de código de país (ccTLD) de México .MX y el dominio de nivel superior genérico (gTLD) .LAT confía su operación.

Cuenta con experiencia administrando proyectos de alta dificultad técnica y liderando equipos de alto rendimiento que crean productos de alta calidad, rendimiento y seguridad. En fechas recientes ha formado y es líder de un equipo de investigación e innovación que busca el crecimiento del Internet en la región por medio del desarrollo de nuevas tecnologías y proyectos en formato de código abierto.


Jorge Villa


Máster en Telemática e Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones, graduado en el Instituto Superior Politécnico José Antonio Echeverría (La Habana, Cuba). Se desempeña como Supervisor de Telecomunicaciones de la Red Nacional Universitaria de Cuba (REDUNIV); siendo el máximo responsable del diseño y la operación técnica de la infraestructura de comunicaciones. Ha estado involucrado en proyectos dentro y fuera de Cuba relacionados con Internet y Redes Académicas; desarrollando adicionalmente asesorías e impartiendo conferencias y cursos de postgrado. Ha colaborado con diversas organizaciones, entre ellas Instituto Canario de Investigación y Desarrollo, UNESCO y PNUD

Es fundador de la Fuerza de Tareas IPv6 de Cuba, y ha participado como ponente y panelista en el Foro Latinoamericano y Caribeño de IPv6 (FLIP6) y en el Foro Latinoamericano de Operadores de Redes de América Latina y El Caribe (LACNOG). Es miembro del Comité de Programa de LACNOG y FLIP6.

En la actualidad representa a la región de Latinoamérica y El Caribe en el Consejo de Direccionamiento de la Organización de Apoyo para Direccionamiento (Address Supporting Organization Address Council [ASO AC]) de ICANN. Adicionalmente es miembro del Grupo Multisectorial para la Responsabilidad de ICANN (CCWG-Accountability), por designación de NRO.


José Martin Flores Ruiz

Responsable de la red de telefonía de la Universidad de Guadalajara por más de 10 años. Cursó la Licenciatura en Informática y en su labor dentro de la institución ha colaborado en distintos proyectos de impacto en toda la Universidad. Actualmente, es líder del proyecto universitario "189 - Telefonía sobre IPv6".


Juan Peirano

Juan se encuentra actualmente trabajando en el área de Planificación de Núcleo de Red En Telefónica Uruguay, enfocado básicamente en proyectos de la red IP, conectividad corporativa y de clientes.

Durante poco menos de dos años, previo a su ingreso en Telefónica Uruguay, se desempeñó como Analista de Recursos Numéricos de Internet y Oficial de Políticas en LACNIC, adquiriendo experiencia en lo que respecta a la administración de Recursos Numéricos de Internet (IPv4, IPv6 y ASNs), en el contacto directo con los asociados de LACNIC y en el estudio en profundidad del Manual de Políticas. Ha estado también fuertemente involucrado en el Foro Público de Políticas de la región de América Latina y el Caribe y de las otras cuatro regiones(RIPE, APNIC, ARIN, AFRINIC).

Juan está finalizando su carrera de grado en Ingeniería en Telecomunicaciones de la Universidad ORT de Uruguay, siendo su tesis de grado

un aporte al proyecto SIMON, promovido y mantenido por LACNIC, proyecto de mediciones de latencia de enlaces de Internet en América Latina y el Caribe.


Julio Arruda

Julio Arruda has worked in the networking market since 1990s, and has been actively involved with security and ISPs threats for the last 10 years. He has participated in design and implementation of large scale NGN networks, and has witnessed some of the most significant security incidents in Latin America. Within Arbor Networks, he has been providing companies in the region with insights, and has worked more recently in a consulting role, helping shape best practices and collecting feedback from the largest providers, to help shape Arbor solutions.


Julio Sirota

Gerente de Infraestrutura do IX.br, projeto do Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil (CGI.br) implantado pelo NIC.br, que opera Pontos de Troca de Tráfego instalados em 26 localidades no Brasil. Graduado em Engenharia pela Universidade de São Paulo (USP), possui MBA em Gestão de Projetos pela Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).


Lacier Dias

Professor e Diretor Técnico, Regulatório e Acadêmico com foco em melhorias dos processos nos provedores de internet, no âmbito técnico e regulatório. Como acadêmico desenvolvo trabalhos que focam na difusão do conhecimento e padronização técnica, seguindo o modelo das boas práticas operacionais, focado em Roteamento para Provedores de Acesso à internet, Redes Corporativas e Operadoras. Especialidades: VxLAN, EVPN, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, VSI, ASN, VRRP, LLB, PPPoE, Pseudo Wire, IPv6, VoIP, Alta disponibilidade, Fibra Óptica, Rádio Enlaces e Segurança da informação.


Marcelo Palma

He holds a degree in Systems Engineering from Escuela Militar de Ingenieria (EMI 2005), master's degree in Computer Science (2012) and applicant of the PhD in Computer Science (2017) from the University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Representative for the IEEE Computer Society Latin America and the Caribbean. Researcher selected by the government of Bolivia for the First Meeting of Bolivians Researchers Living Abroad. He has experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems Security, especially in the area of analysis of vulnerabilities, defense against malicious code and Web Services security. Winner of the Internet Society Grant, within the Frida-LACNIC Program for the Tor Protection against Malicious Traffic project.


Mariela Rocha

Mariela Rocha es Ingeniera en Sistemas de Información de  la Universidad Tecnológica Nacional de Argentina y en  la actualidad es la Directora de la Red de Interconexión Universitaria de Argentina. Forma parte del comité de evaluación del FLIP6 - Foro Latinoamericano de IPv6 desde 2011 a la actualidad.

Ha participado activamente de las reuniones y foros de LACNIC, desempeñandose entre los años 2006 y 2011 como Chair del Foro Latinoamericano de IPv6 y de la IPv6 Task Force de América Latina y el Caribe.

Ha dictado numerosas capacitaciones sobre IPv6 para Universidades de Argentina, Proveedores de Servicios y otros organismos tanto públicos como privados. Tambien se ha desempeñado como expositora sobre el tema en la región en diversos eventos, como la Escuela de Gobernanza de Internet, LACNIC/LACNOG,  los IPv6 tours y otros.

Es co-autora del libro "IPv6 para Todos", un proyecto impulsado por Internet Society, Capitulo Argentina, cuyo material fue editado en multiples idiomas y distribuido en Latinoamérica y otras regiones del mundo. Es co-autora también del libro "IPv6 para operadores de Red", impulsado por Internet Society, Capítulo Argentina.

Desde sus inicios se ha abocado a las nuevas tecnologías y a la ingeniería de redes,  fundamentalmente en el ámbito académico. Comenzó a trabajar con IPv6 en el año 2003, participando en workshops y capacitaciones de la FIU (Florida International University), cuando se desempeñaba en la Red Teleinformática Académica (RETINA), donde contribuyó a consolidar el despliegue de IPv6 en la red nacional.


Matías Quintanilla

Logros Académicos

  • Ingeniero en Telecomunicaciones.
  • Telecommunications Engineer
  • MBA (Magister en Administración de Empresas).
  • Master of Business Administration.
  • Experiencia Laboral
  • Jefe de Planificación de Red de Acceso Móvil en Telefónica Argentina.
  • RAN Planning Leader, Telefonica Argentina.
  • Gerente de Producto Wireless en Huawei Argentina.
  • RAN Product Manager, Huawei Argentina.
  • Proyectos
  • Proyecto Lanzamiento LTE Argentina
  • Proyecto Tango, RAN Sharing Telefónica-CLARO Argentina


Mauricio Oviedo

Me desempeño como Jefe de Tecnologías de Información / CTO de NIC Costa Rica. Hace 12 años trabajo en el área de telemática y administración de sistemas, y mi especialidad es la seguridad en redes de datos. Tengo a cargo el equipo de técnico que administra el dominio superior .CR y el Punto Neutro de Intercambio de Tráfico de Costa Rica (IXP Nacional) y soy parte del directorio de LAC-IX.


Merike Kaeo

Merike is the CTO of Farsight Security, responsible for developing the technical strategy and executing its vision. She is a recognized global expert in information security and author of the Cisco Press book "Designing Network Security". Prior to joining Farsight Security, Merike held positions as CISO for Internet Identity (IID), and founder of Doubleshot Security, where she worked with numerous companies creating strategic operational security and resilient networking architectures. Merike is a member of the Security and Stability Advisory Council at ICANN and was appointed to the ARIN board for a one year term in 2017. Merike received her BSEE from Rutgers University and her MSEE from The George Washington University.


Michela Galante

Michela Galante is a Project Coordinator for the RIPE NCC, working on interdepartmental projects for services such as RIPE Atlas, RIPEstat, K-root, DNSMON and RIS.

Michela represents the RIPE NCC at conferences to promote the use of technical tools such as RIPE Atlas and RIPEstat. She also collects feedback from, and provides support to, the users of these services and tools.

A native of Trieste, Michela has lived in Amsterdam for 17 years, joining the RIPE NCC in May 2013. Prior to this, she spent a decade in software development as a project manager.


Mikel Jimenez

Mikel Jimenez currently works at Facebook as part of the European BackBone engineering team, focused on building the core backbone and Edge network for EMEA region. Before joining the BackBone team he was the first member of the Datacenter Engineering team where he worked on building different aggregation layers across the DC. Prior to joining Facebook he worked in Amazon AWS as a network Engineer.


Nicolás Antoniello


Actualmente se desempeña como Asesor de Ministro en el Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería de Uruguay.

Es Ingeniero egresado de la Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad de la República en Montevideo, Uruguay, en el área de Ingeniería Eléctrica (Telecomunicaciones y Electrónica).

Desde hace años participa activamente en numerosos temas relativos a Telecomunicaciones e Internet tanto la región como en el resto del mundo. Ha ocupado diversos roles en foros y grupos de trabajo regionales y es autor de políticas regionales y globales referentes a la gestión de recursos de Internet. A realizado y dictado diversos cursos relativos al área de Telecomunicaciones e Informática y ha participando en numerosos proyectos de Redes e Internet.

Fue docente de la Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad de la República y es docente de la Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad ORT, en Montevideo, Uruguay.

Entre el año 2003 y 2015 se desempeñó como Ingeniero en Antel, empresa de Telecomunicaciones en Uruguay.

Es miembro fundador del grupo IPv6 Task Force Uruguay, del grupo GOLD Uruguay de la IEEE y del Capítulo ISOC Uruguay de la Internet Society; así como miembro fundador del grupo de Operadores de Red de Latinoamérica y Caribe (LACNOG).

Se desempeñó varios años como moderador del Foro de Políticas Publicas de Lacnic.

Es Crypto Officer para el proceso de firma de la Raíz del sistema DNS (seleccionado por ICANN y por la comunidad de Internet como Trusted Community Representative).


Oliver Franck Murillo

Oliver Franck se desempeña como Jefe de Planificación de Infocomunicaciones en Coopelesca, uno de los proveedores de televisión e Internet por cable más importantes de Costa Rica.

Él estudió ingeniería en Telemática en la Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, obtuvo un diplomado en Electrónica en el Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica y ha particapado de varios cursos de actualizacion profesional en el area de HFC, redes de telecomunicaciones, redes ópticas y seminarios de SDN.

Cuenta con más de 10 años de experiencia en el campo de las telecomunicaciones, donde se ha desarrollado en varios sectores.


Oscar Alejandro Robles

El Ing. Oscar Alejandro Robles actualmente se desempeña como CEO de LACNIC y ha sido durante más de 18 años Director Ejecutivo de NIC - Mexico, entidad a cargo de la terminación en Internet .MX (country code Top Level Domain para México) y de los Recursos de Direccionamiento en Internet para México.

He was one of the founders and has served as President of LACTLD, the Latin American and Caribbean Country Code Top Level Domain Organization, which groups the major Latin American and Caribbean ccTLDs. He has been involved with LACNIC, the Regional Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean, since its creation in 1997, initially serving as a member of the Fiscal Commission and as a member of the Board of Directors since 2003. From 2005 to 2011 he participated in the Advisory Council for the Public Interest Registry (PIR), a not-for-profit responsible for managing the .ORG top-level domain.

He has been involved with DNS management and Internet Governance issues since 1996, when he participated in the International Ad Hoc Committee (IAHC) proposed by the Internet Society. In 1997 he actively participated in the IFWP process which resulted in the creation of ICANN, the organization that oversees critical Internet resources at global level.

He Oscar Alejandro Robles Garay has been involved with ICANN in various capacities. He served on the Membership Advisory Council (MAC) in 1998 and on the At-Large Membership Study Committee. He was elected to the Domain Names SO Council (NC). While the ccNSO (the ICANN structure that groups ccTLD managers) was being created he served on the ccNSO Launching Group and later, from 2004 to 2010, he was a member of the ccNSO Council.

He was included in the group of experts during the consultations promoted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to prepare a report on Internet domain name disputes. This report was used by ICANN to produce the current domain name and trademark dispute resolution mechanism, known as the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy or UDRP.

He has presented various lectures in Mexico and Latin America, particularly on Internet Governance, domain names and intellectual property, and Internet growth in Mexico and Latin America. He coauthored the books Internet, the Intelligent Medium and Internet and the Information Society.

He was tenured for five years at the Virtual University of the Monterrey Institute of Technology, where he taught Legal Aspects of Electronic Commerce.

Oscar Robles Garay holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering and a Masters degree in Information Technologies Management, both from the Monterrey Institute of Technology (Mexico) and has taken courses in Leadership and Management at the Kellogg School of Management and the Stanford Graduate School of Business in the United States.

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Pablo Cuello

Electrical engineer, graduate of UdelaR, works at Antel Uruguay as the Expert of the Strategic Management Division in Antel's Internet infrastructure development. Since joining the company, he has worked in network management system, backbone planning and international connectivity, development of products and Internet insurance.


Raquel Gatto

Dr. Raquel Gatto is a lawyer and currently Regional Policy Advisor for Latin America and Caribbean at Internet Society (ISOC). Prior to this position she was policy advisor at Brazilian Network Information Center – NIC.br. She has also served as Director at Internet Society Brazil Chapter. On the academic side, she holds a PhD in Law focused on Internet Governance at PUC-SP. She is also a member of Global Internet Governance Academic Network – GigaNet and past Program Committee Chair.


Renata Aquino Ribeiro

Internet Freedom Festival 2017 - Regions and Groups fellow Renata Aquino Ribeiro é pesquisadora da E.I. Pesquisas. No Internet Freedom Festival 2017, líder da trilha temática Regiões e Grupos. Representante LAC do NCUC Executive Committee ICANN. Participante do grupo de trabalho Diversity do Cross Community Working Group in Accountability da ICANN. Também faz parte do IGF – Grupo Consultivo Multistakeholder no Fórum de Governança da Internet promovido pelas Nações Unidas, representando a Sociedade Civil. Durante a última década, participou de debates sobre governança na Internet, como os IGFs regionais e é ICANN fellow e participante do LACRALO ALS Nexti para inclusão de mulheres em tecnologia. Foi co-facilitadora do Best Practice Forum on Gender and Access no IGF2016 e é participante da Dynamic Coalition on Gender and Internet Governance. Participa também da comunidade IT Women LACNIC e dos coletivos Open Heroines e do Women of Color, Transgender and Gender Non-conforming groups at Internet Freedom Festival. Blog


Renato Ornelas


  • Trabalho com Internet desde 1997
  • Fundei a Open X no ano de 2001 em Belo Horizonte, e está operando em São Paulo desde 2013.
  • Participante e entusiasta do IX.br desde 2009.
  • Trabalhei na Unotel Telecom entre 2009 e 2013.
  • A Open X presta consultoria para provedores nas áreas de Infraestrutura, monitoramento, BGP, IX.br, IPv6, Peering e CDNs, entre outras.
  • A Open X também possui uma operação de trânsito IP em São Paulo.
  • @renatoornelas


Ricardo Patara

Gerente de Recursos de Numeración de Internet en NIC.BR

Formado en Ciencias de la Computación por la Universidade de São Paulo (USP)/São Carlos, especialización en Redes de Altas Velocidades por LARC/POLI/USP. Tiene más de diez años de experiencia en el área de redes e Internet, y ha formado parte de la Rede Acadêmica de São Paulo (Red Académica de San Pablo), proveedores comerciles y registros de Internet regionale. Actualmente se desempeña como gerente de Recursos de Numeración de Internet en NIC.BR


Ricardo Rodrigues

Ricardo Rodrigues is Systems Engineer at Nominum and has over 20 years of experience in mission critical systems for the ISP market, from which the last 9 years have been dedicated to assisting medium and large broadband service providers in Latin America on how to use DNS to leverage the digital transformation and improve the Internet experience of its subscribers, make its network more protected against DDoS and botnet attacks, reduce costs and provide value-added services to increase ARPU. Ricardo is graduated and post-graduated in Computer Science by the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Rildo Souza

Bachelor in Systems Development and Analysis at Unicamp with a postgraduate degree in Computer Networking at UNICAMP. Experience in the field of Information Security, working mainly with incident handling. Since 2009 acting as a Security Analyst in Security Incident Response Team from RNP. Expertise in the field of: Information Security, Forensics, Incident Handling, IDS/IPS, Firewall, Linux Servers and DDoS Attacks.


Rodrigo Broilo

Edge Network & Caching Strategy for Facebook in LATAM & Caribe.


Rodrigo Peña

Rodrigo Peña es un emprendedor, fundador de GamerLive Chile, organización con la que ingresó ingresó como miembro a LACNIC.

Ha realizado asesorías y estudios de seguridad informática en redes para las fuerzas armadas de Chile y otras empresas de la industria del Retail en transición al comercio electrónico.

Sus últimas investigaciones se relacionan al análisis de riesgos de los ataques D(r)DoS, desarrollando y desplegando software "Honeypot" para cuantificar el impacto durante la crisis provocada por la boten IoT Mirai dentro del intercambio de tráfico nacional chileno.

Su última participación en iniciativas corresponde a SCL-IX, un intercambio de tráfico que busca desafiar al modelo tradicional establecido en Chile y brindar mayor valor y competitividad a los proveedores de internet.

Áreas de Interés/Conocimiento:

  • Dinámicas del ecosistema de peering
  • Virtualización de Funciones de Red (NFV)
  • BGP Traffic Engineering
  • Mitigación de ataques DDoS
  • Políticas, leyes y regulación de conectividad


Rodrigo Zambrana

Rodrigo Zambrana is 24 years old. Born in the department of Artigas, Uruguay, Rodrigo has been working as Number Resource Analyst in LACNIC's Registry Services Department for two years.

Prior to joining LACNIC, he worked in technical support for residential and mobile Internet users at Movistar Uruguay.

In 2014, he completed his studies at Instituto Tecnológico Superior and became an Optical Network and Communications Technology Technician. He is currently studying Computer Engineering at Universidad de la Republica.


Santiago Aggio

Santiago Aggio is an Electronic Engineer specialized in data networking and computing in scientific and academic areas. Currently he implements High Performance Computing technologies (HPC ) through clusters and virtual machines on IPv4 and IPv6 networks. He has participated in many projects from academia, developing QoS solutions and recently implemented systems to monitor Internet links and Advanced Networks . Santiago works in network management for the National Technological University , Regional Faculty Bahia Blanca and as a professional in the CCTBB ( Scientific Technological Center Bahia Blanca) dependent of CONICET in Argentina .


Sergio Rojas

Sergio is currently responsible for Lacnic's Registration Services department. He joined LACNIC in 2009, the organization charged with managing Internet numbering resources (IPv4, IPv6 and ASNs) for the region of Latin America and the Caribbean.


Timothy Winters

Timothy Winters is a Senior Executive at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL). He works with companies from all over the world to develop broad-based, flexible testing strategies to cost effectively meet network interoperability requirements for the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Software Defined Networking (SDN), Routing, and Home Networking.

Timothy has more than 14 years of experience as a UNH-IOL leader and his involvement with cutting edge technologies has led to outstanding achievement. Passionate about innovation, Timothy has taken the lead for the IPv6 Forum's IPv6 Ready Logo Programs.

His ongoing collaboration with industry forums including the North American IPv6 Task Force, IPv6 Forum, IPv6 Ready Logo Committee, OIF, ONF, and SIP Forum demonstrates his dedication and persistence in developing new standards, as well as assisting commercial services providers, network equipment vendors and government agencies cost effectively speed go-to-market time for products.


Wilson Rogerio Lopes

Especialista em arquitetura e segurança de redes, com 13 anos de atuação no mercado. Atualmente ocupa o cargo de lider do time de arquitetura de segurança de redes do banco Itau.


Yuri Alexandro

Information Security Management Specialist by Unijorge. He has worked in Information Technology since 2002 and for 9 years in information security, having experience in network security management and IT academic network's infrastructure and environment. He was a member of Information Security Teams at UNEB (Staty University of Bahia) and UFBA ( Federal University of Bahia), and collaborating member of CERT.Bahia (Security Incident Response Team of Bahia State Academic Network). Today is security analyst and works with incident management, CSIRT development and security awareness at CAIS / RNP.


Wardner Maia

Wardner Maia is an Electrical Engineer specializing in Electronics and Electrotechnics, a degree he obtained from the Educational Foundation of Barretos, with graduate studies at the Federal University of Santa Catarina and a Masters degree from the Polytechnic School of the USP. He has various specializations in the area of telecommunications and, more specifically, since 1995 he has been working on telecommunications applications with a focus on Information Technologies.

Wardner Maia ABRINT is a founding member of the Brazilian Association of Internet and Telecommunications Service Providers (ABRINT), where he is currently serving as vice president. ABRINT brings together more than 400 companies and is the largest association of its type in Latin America. Its members are mainly small and medium-sized independent companies.

Wardner Maia is currently Technical Director at MD Brazil - IT and Telecom, where he is involved primarily in consulting, projects and training activities around Brazil. This has allowed him a broad knowledge of the various realities of the sector in different parts of the country. In addition to working in Brazil, MD Brazil had the opportunity to participate in studies conducted in collaboration with partners in Uruguay and Argentina.