All Program Participants

All Program Participants

  • David Agogo

    Ph.D. Management Student, Information Systems, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA

  • Miki Akiyama

    Associate Professor, Keio University, and Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley, USA

  • Stephen Alexander

    SVP and CTO, Ciena, USA

  • David Altstaetter

    VP, PLM, CALIENT, USA

  • Reza Arefi

    Director, Spectrum Strategy, Intel Corporation, USA

  • Jonathan Atkin

    Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, USA

  • John Bandler

    Founder, Bandler Group LLC and Bandler Law Firm PLLC, USA

  • Randall Barney

    Membership Director, World Teleport Association (WTA)

  • Christopher Baugh

    President, Northern Sky Research (NSR), USA

  • Nigel Bayliff

    CEO, Aqua Comms, Ireland

  • David Belanger

    Senior Research Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

  • Sean Bergin

    President & Co-Founder, APTelecom, Cambodia

  • Peter Berns

    Director, Data Center Operations, TelePacific Communications, USA

  • Pierre-Jean Beylier

    CEO, SpeedCast, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Sibesh Bhattacharya

    Senior Infrastructure Specialist-ICT, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines

  • Erik Bohlin

    Professor, Department of Technology Management & Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

  • Panagiota Bosdogianni

    Technology Director, OTEGLOBE, Greece

  • Brianna Boudreau

    Senior Analyst, TeleGeography, USA

  • Kent Bressie

    Partner & Head of International Practice, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, USA

  • Jacques Breton

    SVP, Sales & Business Development, Arianespace, France

  • Sagi Brody

    CTO, Webair, USA

  • Matt Bross

    Executive Chairman, LB Networks/OcularIP, USA

  • F. Barry Brown

    Professor Emeritus, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • Robert Brumley

    Senior Managing Director, Laser Light Communications, LLC, USA

  • John Brzozowski

    Fellow & Chief Architect, Comcast Cable, USA

  • Wayne Buente

    Assistant Professor, School of Communications, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, USA

  • Andrew Burdall

    VP, Strategic Business Development, SpeedCast, USA

  • Betty Burke

    Executive Director, NANOG

  • Joseph Campagna

    SVP, Operations, BridgeSat, Inc., USA

  • Bruce Chesley

    VP, Boeing Global Broadband System Network & Space Systems Defense, Space & Security, USA

  • Abhijit Chitambar

    Principal Product & Technology Manager, Infinera, USA

  • Volodymyr Chornodolsky

    Account Executive, Mapcom Systems, USA

  • Jay Christensen

    Senior Director, Global Business Development, Hostway, USA

  • Anthony Christie

    CMO, Level 3 Communications, USA

  • Mark Chun

    Academic Director, Pepperdine University, USA

  • Erick Contag

    CEO, GlobeNet, USA

  • Mark Cooper

    EVP, Europe, Megaport, Netherlands

  • Catherine Creese

    Director, US Naval Seafloor Cable Protection Office, USA

  • Douglas Creevey

    Group CEO, Bluesky Communications, American Samoa

  • John Curran

    President & CEO, American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

  • Mark Dankberg

    CEO & Chairman of the Board, ViaSat, Inc., USA

  • Stuart Daughtridge

    VP, Advanced Technology, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, USA

  • Dan Davis

    VP Strategy & Corporate Business Development, CenturyLink, USA

  • Margaret Dawson

    Global Product Marketing, Red Hat, USA

  • Pierre de Vries

    Senior Fellow & Co-Director, Spectrum Policy Initiative, Silicon Flatirons Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

  • Jack Deasy

    VP, Government Sales, O3b Networks, USA

  • Donnie Defreitas

    Projector Director, PiRRC, Fiji

  • Robert DeVita

    Chief Sales Officer, AlohaNAP, USA

  • Wayne Dietrich

    Chief Sales Officer, Cologix, USA

  • Andrew Dugan

    CTO, Level 3 Communications, USA

  • Mohamed El-Moghazi

    Ph.D. Graduate Student, International Spectrum Policy, University of Strathclyde, Egypt

  • Kareem Elbayar

    Technology Partnerships Adviser, Office of the Director, Corporate Programmes Division, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), USA

  • Bruce Elbert

    Founder & President, Application Technology Strategy, LLC., USA

  • Paul Emmons

    Executive Director, Phoenix-IX

  • Minoru Etoh

    Senior VP & GM, Innovation Management Department, NTT DOCOMO, and President & CEO, Mirai Translate, Inc., and Guest Professor, Osaka University, Japan

  • Jim Fagan

    Director, Cloud Practice, Telstra, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Charles Fan

    CTO, Cheetah Mobile, USA

  • Clifford Federspiel

    Founder, President & CTO, Vigilent, USA

  • Peter Feldman

    CEO & Principal, DataGryd Data Centers LLC, USA

  • Elizabeth Fife

    Senior Lecturer, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, USA

  • Ivan Fong

    General Manager, Amalgamated Telecom Holdings Ltd, Fiji

  • Rob Frieden

    Pioneers Chair and Professor, Telecommunications and Law, Pennsylvania State University, USA

  • Tony Frisch

    SVP, Repeaters and Branching Unit , Xtera Communications, Inc., USA

  • Micaela Giuhat

    VP, Product Marketing, Metaswitch Networks, USA

  • Tara Giunta

    Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, USA

  • Charla Griffy-Brown

    Professor, Information Systems, Pepperdine University, USA

  • Nico Grove

    Professor, Bauhaus-University, and Founder & Head, Institute for Infrastructure Economics and Management, Germany

  • Kalpak Gude

    President, DSA, USA

  • Marc Halbfinger

    CEO, PCCW Global, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Roy Hall III

    Business Development Director, Pacific and North Americas, Solutions for Telecom, Canada

  • Eric Handa

    CEO, APTelecom, USA

  • Kemal Hawa

    Partner, Greenberg Traurig, LLP., USA

  • John-Paul (JP) Hemingway

    CMO, O3b, USA

  • Yvon Henri

    Chief, Space Services Department, Radiocommunication Bureau, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

  • John Hibbard

    CEO, Hibbard Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia

  • Christina Higa

    Associate Director, Telecommunications and Social Informatics Research Program, and, Co-Director, Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, USA

  • Jonathan Hjembo

    Senior Analyst, TeleGeography, USA

  • Stephen Ho

    CEO, CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Ai Phuong Hoang

    Ph.D. Student, Information Systems and Marketing, School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore

  • Tim Horan

    Managing Director, Communication and Cloud Services Research, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., USA

  • Bob Horton

    Consultant, Horton Consulting, Australia

  • Laura Hosman

    Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, USA

  • Russell Hsing

    Board Member, OpenFog Consortium, USA

  • Heather Hudson

    Affiliate Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska, Anchorage, USA

  • Aaron Hughes

    Board of Trustees, ARIN, and President and CTO, 6connect, USA

  • Geoff Huston

    Chief Scientist, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)

  • Chih-Lin I

    Chief Scientist, Wireless Technologies, China Mobile Research Institute, Peoples Rep. of China

  • Susan Irwin

    President, Irwin Communications, USA

  • Ivo Ivanov

    Executive Board Member, DE-CIX, Germany

  • Peter Jackson

    CEO, PJSquare Ltd., Hong Kong SAR China

  • Scott Jackson

    VP Subsea Business Group, Infinera, USA

  • Ashish Jain

    Director, Solutions Marketing, GENBAND, USA

  • Malcolm Johnson

    Deputy Secretary-General, ITU, Switzerland

  • Mina Jun

    Post Doctoral Researcher, Korea University, Republic of Korea

  • Merike Kaeo

    CTO, Farsight Security, Inc., USA

  • Zaid Ali Kahn

    Senior Director, Infrastructure Engineering, LinkedIn, USA

  • Karthik Kailasam

    Director, Integrated Modular Solutions for North America, Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, USA

  • Maile Kaiser

    VP, Sales, CoreSite, USA

  • Pim Kamphuis

    Graduate Student, Department of Interaction Science, Sung Kyun Kwan University, and Cloud Consultant, CoCreatures, Republic of Korea

  • L. Sean Kennedy

    Program Committee Chair, NANOG, and Director, Network Engineering, XO Communications, USA

  • Rajesh Kheny

    Lead, Program Management, Submarine Cable, Facebook, USA

  • Gary Kim

    Founder, Spectrum Futures

  • Jonathan King

    Head, Portfolio & Strategy Solutions, PA Cloud Systems, Ericsson, USA

  • Eric Klinker

    CEO & Co-Founder, Resilio, Inc., USA

  • Katsuhiko Kohatsu

    CEO, Sha-rapport Co., Ltd, Japan

  • Kireeti Kompella

    CTO, Juniper Development and Innovation, Juniper Networks, USA

  • Mark Kosters

    CTO, ARIN, USA

  • Michael Kreller

    General Manager, ViaSat’s Space Group, ViaSat Inc., USA

  • Jonathan Kriegel

    CEO, NTT DOCOMO Pacific, Guam

  • Nir Kshetri

    Research Fellow, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University, and Professor, Bryan School of Business and Economics, The University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA

  • Andrew Kwok

    President, International & Carrier Business, Hutchison Global Communications Limited, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Chad Lamb

    Director, Engineering, XKL, LLC, USA

  • Pat Lanthier

    Chair, eCLIC, Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley, and Principal, RIVERA/LANTHIER & Associates, USA

  • Susannah Larson

    Associate, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, USA

  • Brian Lavallée

    Director, Portfolio Solutions, Ciena, Canada

  • Phill Lawson-Shanks

    Chief Architect & VP, Innovation, EdgeConneX, USA

  • Loïc Le Fur

    Owner & Co-founder, Axiom, France

  • Ji Yun Lee

    Master’s Student, Department of Interaction Science, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea

  • Sang Won Lee

    Associate Professor, Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea

  • Kang Nyeon Lee

    Doctoral Student, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea

  • Kevin Aeng Keong Lim

    Chief Commercial Officer, StarHub, Singapore

  • Marc Lipton

    Research Director, Pacific ICT Regulatory Resource Centre (PiRRC)

  • Yali Liu

    VP, Global Business Development, ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd, Peoples Rep. of China

  • Eric Liu

    SVP, Global Wholesale Business, China Unicom Global Limited, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Tim Logue

    Senior Director, Marketing and Sales, Thales Alenia Space, USA

  • Richard Lukaj

    Senior Managing Director, Bank Street Group, USA

  • Don MacNeil

    CTO, EdgeconneX, USA

  • Imran Malik

    VP, Asia Pacific, O3b Networks, USA

  • Vivek Manglik

    SVP & Head, Voice, Mobile and Roaming Solutions, Bharti Airtel Limited, India

  • Amy Marks

    President & Owner, XSite Modular, USA

  • Larry Martinez

    Professor, Political Science, California State University, Long Beach, USA

  • Maria Massaro

    Doctoral Student, Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

  • Azura Mat Salim

    Specialist, Telekom Malaysia, Malaysia

  • Alan Mauldin

    Research Director, TeleGeography, USA

  • Karl May

    Serial Entrepreneur and Founder, Lumen Networks, Qognition and Mirage, USA

  • Paul McCann

    Managing Director, McCann Consulting International, Australia

  • Stephen McClelland

    Founder, PMP, United Kingdom

  • Edward McCormack

    Senior International Advisor, Ciena, United Kingdom

  • Ted McFarland

    VP, Regional Business Development, Commercial Satellite Division – Space Systems Group, Orbital ATK, USA

  • Hugh McGarry

    Chief Executive, Garnet Consulting, USA

  • Jeff McHardy

    GM, Network Development & Commercial Strategy, Telstra, Australia

  • Pascal Menezes

    CTO, MEF, USA

  • Daryl Mossman

    VP, Marketing & Sales, Space Systems Loral, USA

  • J. Armand Musey

    President/Founder, Summit Ridge Group, LLC, USA

  • Valentina Nardone

    Ph.D. Student, International Order and Human Rights, University of Rome, Sapienza, Italy

  • James Nealand

    Speech Recognition Engineer, Promptu Systems Corporation, Australia

  • Randy Neals

    Principal Technical Business Developer, Amazon, USA

  • Vi Dzung Ngo

    Lecturer, Hanoi School of Business, Vietnam National University, Vietnam

  • Wayne Nielsen

    President & Publisher, Submarine Telecoms Forum, Inc., USA

  • Masafumi Nishikawa

    Founder & CEO, CUBIT, Inc., Japan

  • Gina Nomellini

    CMO, GTT Communications, Inc, USA

  • Brandie Nonnecke

    Research and Development Manager, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), and Banatao Institute, UC Berkeley, USA

  • Jol Paling

    Head, Network Engineering, Aqua Comms, United Kingdom

  • Tricia Paoletta

    Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, USA

  • Robert Pepper

    Head, Global Connectivity Policy and Planning, Facebook, USA

  • Valerie Pettit

    President, Futaris Fibre, LLC, USA

  • Chip Pickering

    CEO, INCOMPAS, USA

  • Jim Poole

    VP, Business Development, Equinix, USA

  • Andy Power

    CFO, Digital Realty, USA

  • Shivnesh Prasad

    Acting Chairman, Telecommunications Authority of Fiji, and Member, Steering Committee, PiRRC, Fiji

  • Jacques-Samuel Prolon

    General Manager, Kacific Broadband Satellites, Singapore

  • Charles Punaha

    CEO, National Information and Communications Technology Authority (PNG), and Chair, Steering Committee, PiRRC, Fiji

  • William Radasky

    President & Managing Engineer, Metatech Corporation, and Life Fellow, IEEE, USA

  • Jagadish (Jag) Rao

    Chairman of Jurors, Intelligent Community Form (ICF)

  • Reza Rasoulian

    SVP, Mobility Systems, Comtech EF Data, USA

  • Jim Reavis

    Co-Founder & CEO, Cloud Security Alliance, USA

  • Frank Rey

    Director, Global Network Acquisition Group, Microsoft, USA

  • Michael Rieger

    VP, Sales and Business Development, TE SubCom, USA

  • Mark Rigolle

    CEO, LeoSat Enterprises, Luxembourg

  • Julia Robbins

    Associate Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), USA

  • Dani Roisman

    Program Committee Vice Chair, NANOG, and VP, Network Operations, SoftLayer Technologies, USA

  • John Rosica

    President, NVIS Communications & Barrett Communications Consulting, USA

  • Anthony Rossabi

    Managing Director, Colocation and Connectivity, Digital Realty, USA

  • Yves Ruggeri

    President, SubOptic Executive Committee, SubOptic 2016, and VP, Submarine Systems & ACE Chairman, Orange, France

  • Andrew Schaap

    Senior VP, Sales, Digital Realty, USA

  • Craig Scroggie

    CEO & Executive Director, NEXTDC, Australia

  • Nitin Serro

    CEO, Serro, USA

  • Ryan A. Servatius

    VP, Business Operations and Strategy, Salesforce, USA

  • Muhammad Rashid Shafi

    Senior EVP & CSO, Multinet Pakistan Private Limited, Pakistan

  • Keith Shaw

    VP, Business Development EMEA, Equinix, Netherlands

  • Alice Shelton

    Technical Area Marketing Manager, Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, France

  • Hyung Bo Shim

    Master’s Student, Department of Interaction Science, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Republic of Korea

  • Sobee Shinohara

    Visiting Researcher, Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Manager, KDDI and Director, KDDI Research Institute, Japan

  • Steve Sichi

    Director, Design Center, Boeing Network and Space Systems, USA

  • Hal Singer

    Principal, Economists Incorporated, USA

  • Steve Smith

    CEO & President, Equinix, USA

  • Sherrese Smith

    Partner, Paul Hastings LLP, USA

  • Leeana Smith-Ryland

    CEO, Hawaii Pacific Teleport, LP (HPT), USA

  • Jeff Snyder

    CTO, Cloud Constellation Corporation, USA

  • Thomas Soerensen

    Managing Director, TE SubCom, Denmark

  • Elaine Stafford

    Managing Partner, The David Ross Group (DRG), USA

  • Richard Steenbergen

    Co-founder and CTO, PacketFabric, USA

  • Bill Stein

    CEO, Digital Realty, USA

  • Tim Stronge

    VP, Research, TeleGeography, USA

  • Minoru Sugaya

    Visiting Professor, Media Policy and Economics, Hakuoh University, and Emeritus Professor, Keio University, Japan

  • James Sullivan

    Managing Director & Head, Asia ex Japan Research, J.P. Morgan Securities Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore

  • Richard Swardh

    SVP, MNO, Comtech EF Data , USA

  • Paul Szurek

    President & CEO, CoreSite, USA

  • Seiji Takagi

    Director-General for International Affairs, Global ICT Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan

  • Hatsumi Tanaka

    President and CEO, Welltool Co. Ltd., Japan

  • John Tanner

    Editor, Disruptive.Asia, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Richard Taylor

    Distinguished Professor in Residence, School of Communications, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, USA

  • Dave Temkin

    VP, Global Networks, Netflix, USA

  • Sophie Ann Terrisse-Flagg

    Senior Advisor, Growth Strategy, 26FIVE Global Lab, USA

  • Mark Thiele

    Chief Strategy Officer, Apcera, USA

  • Charlie Thomas

    Senior Director – Sales Engineering, Hibernia Networks, USA

  • Barry Tishgart

    VP, Comcast Technology Solutions, USA

  • Anuradha Udunuwara

    Senior Engineer, Sri Lanka Telecom, Sri Lanka

  • Rafael Valdes

    Director, Energy Management, Digital Realty, USA

  • John van Oppen

    VP, Sales, Spectrum Networks, Wave Broadband, USA

  • Mandy Vaughn

    Senior Director, Business Development & Mission Management, Virgin Galactic, USA

  • Richard Vincent

    Professor, Global Communication, Indiana State University, USA

  • Lian Wang

    Assistant Professor, School of Economics and Management, Southwest Petroleum University, Peoples Rep. of China

  • Jack Waters

    CTO & President of Network Solutions, Zayo, USA

  • Darrin Webb

    COO, Telstra, Hong Kong SAR China

  • Hung-Yu Wei

    Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Graduate Institute of Communication Engineering, National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei

  • Joe Weinman

    Author, Cloudonomics and Digital Disciplines, USA

  • Darrell West

    VP, Governance Studies & Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution, USA

  • Rick Whitt

    Corporate Director, Strategic Initiatives, Google Access Team, Google Inc., USA

  • Jenifer Winter

    Associate Professor, School of Communications, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, and Co-director, Pacific Information and Communication Technology for Development Collaborative, USA

  • Sunny Yeung

    Senior Technology Specialist, Telstra, Australia

  • Makoto Yokozawa

    Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Senior Consultant, Nomura Research Institute Ltd, and Vice Chairperson, Internet Economy WG in Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation, Japan

  • Chip Yorkgitis

    Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, USA

  • Garret Yoshimi

    VP, Information Technology & CIO, University of Hawaii, USA

  • Edward Young

    NOAA/NWS retiree, and Project Coordinator & Consultant, RANET-Pacific Communications, USA

  • Tao Zhang

    Distinguished Engineer/Senior Director, Cisco Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, USA

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