APNIC EC ELECTION - NOMINATIONS





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All nominations are listed on this website after APNIC confirms the nominee is able and willing to serve on the APNIC EC.

The confirmed nominees are listed below in the order their nominations were received.


Nominations for the EC Election open from Thursday, 4 January 2018 until 17:30 (UTC +10) Monday, 12 February 2018, and are made via the online nomination form. All nominations are made by the Member's Corporate Contacts, or by an authorized Member Contact with voting rights given by the Member's Corporate Contact. Members are welcome to nominate a representative from their own organization. All nominations are listed on this website after APNIC confirms the nominee is able and willing to serve on the EC.

For more detail, please see Nominations for APNIC EC elections.

Kams Yeung





Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Kams Yeung
Position
Senior Network Architect
Organization
Akamai

Kams Yeung

Biographical info

Kams Yeung is a Senior Network Architect at Akamai Technologies, the world’s largest CDN. Kams has responsibilities primarily covering peering, routed interconnections and capacity planning. Kams is a 16-year veteran of the Internet industry and an international network engineering, operations and data center professional. He has served as an infrastructure team member during APRICOT-APAN 2011. Before Akamai, Kams was Product Manager at Equinix, and Senior Manager, IP Engineering at Pacnet.

He’s a regular supporter of APRICOT, APNIC, APF, and other industry community gatherings.

Nominated by

Organization
HKBN

Reason for nomination

Kams is an experiential member in APNIC


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Rajesh Chharia





Nominee details

Title
Mr
Name
Rajesh Chharia
Position
President
Organization
ISPAI (Internet Service Providers Association of India)

Biographical info

Besides currently serving as a member of Executive Council (EC) and Secretary General of APNIC, Rajesh Chharia also serves as the President of ISPAI (Internet Service Providers Association of India). ISPAI is the industry association of ISPs in India and leads the combined advocacy and policy reform efforts of nearly 700+ ISPs in India, representing their interests at various forums.

Rajesh also serves as a Director of the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and has played a major role in its establishment. He has also played a key role in setting up the Indian Registry for Internet Names and Numbers (IRINN) and in the launch of the ?.bharat? IDN and other regional language domain names.

As an entrepreneur Rajesh founded CJ Online as an independent standalone ISP in (2000) and currently runs it successfully as the only Indian ISP that has operationalized a complete digital platform in Delhi NCR besides managing his other family businesses.

Rajesh has devoted the past decade of his working career to Internet governance issues and works closely with Government, International bodies like ICANN, APNIC, IGF and other stake holders in the areas of public policy, economic and regulatory reforms, with a special focus on access and diversity in developing nations. The important issues rose by Cyber Security and Privacy are currently his main areas of work and interest.

A frequent speaker at national and global ICT events, Rajesh holds a Master?s Degree in Commerce. He is family man in a joint family setup believing in taking every one along.

Nominated by

Name
Prashant Chadha
Position
Vice President
Organization
DELDSL Internet Private Limited

Reason for nomination

I have known Rajesh Chharia for over a decade who has effectively unified small and large ISPs under one platform of ISPAI (Internet Service Providers Association of India) and in finding a voice for them in India.

Rajesh has made a large contribution in helping the growth of the Internet not only in India but in the entire South Asian region.

His dedication and understanding of the unique issues pertaining to the Internet Community in developing countries is invaluable. His missionary zeal to help resolve issues of Internet governance and regulatory challenges has resulted in many policy reforms in India.

With his vast experience and knowledge of Internet governance and policy throughout the world, Rajesh eminently deserves to be re-elected to continue serving the Internet community.





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