Team

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Che-Hoo Cheng

Infrastructure and Development Director

Che-Hoo joined APNIC in April 2017. His current responsibilities at APNIC include training, technical assistance, security outreach, infrastructure services and technical community support.

 Before APNIC, Che-Hoo was in charge of Hong Kong Internet eXchange (HKIX) and the university IT infrastructure at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has accumulated over 30 years of experience and knowledge of Internet and IT infrastructure and human connections through services for APNIC Executive Council, .ASIA TLD (Top Level Domain) application and .ASIA Board, Level 3 Asia, FLAG Telecom Asia, APIX, .HK, Hong Kong Academic and Research Network (HARNET), HKISPA, ISOC-HK, HKNOG, APRICOT-APAN 2011 in Hong Kong and APAN 42 in Hong Kong.

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Tashi Phuntsho

Training Delivery Manager

Tashi joined APNIC in 2017, bringing with him extensive and diverse experience in network operations, having worked in different roles since 2003, from transmission networks in the early days to being the network lead for an incumbent Telco ISP.

With his understanding of how not to do things, he has been involved in capacity development in the APNIC community by providing technical assistance, outreach and training in a number of technical areas.

Tashi completed his undergraduate studies in electrical engineering in India, complemented by research studies in Japan and postgraduate studies in Network Systems in Australia.

Areas of Interest:

IPv6 deployment, Network Security, Securing Internet Routing (RPKI), SDN framework, Network Softwarisation, Network Automation, Transmission Networks, Internet eXchanges.

Warren Finch

Senior Network Analyst / Technical Trainer

Warren is an experienced consultant and trainer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Windows, Cisco IOS, Virtualisation, Technical Support, and User Training.

Areas of Interest:

BGP, IPv6, Securing Internet Routing (RPSL, RPKI, BMP), Network Security, Automation and Orchestration, Scripting, SDN, Defensible Security Architecture, Network Monitoring, Mitre ATT&CK Matrix, Open source software.

Dave Phelan

Senior Network Analyst / Technical Trainer

Dave comes to APNIC having worked in the Australian ISP and MSP community for the last 20 years in roles as diverse as carrier transmission networks, to System Administration, to core, edge and customer networks. Having built a corporate ISP network from the ground up, he comes with an understanding of traps and pitfalls that most networks have, and do experience.

Areas of Interest:

BGP, IPv6, RPKI/ROA, Transmission Networks, Virtualisation, IP Telephony, Network Security, Automation.

Muhammad Yasir Shamim

Network Analyst / Technical Trainer

Yasir joined APNIC after working as a Lead NOC specialist for an Internet Service Provider in Pakistan. He has more than a decade’s experience in Routing and Switching with skills in IP/MPLS and BGP, Metro Ethernet, GPON, Satellite Point to Point and Multipoint and RF. He completed his BS Electronics Engineering in Network and Telecommunication and ME in Telecommunication from Pakistan.

Yasir’s areas of interest include IPv6, Network Automation, Internet Routing Security RPKI and SDN. He actively volunteers his time as a Program Committee member for SANOG and was involved in setting up the first local IXP in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Jessica Wei

Senior Technical Trainer

Jessica is a Senior Technical Trainer at APNIC, providing training on IPv6, routing, MPLS and network security in the Asia Pacific region, as well as working on the development of training materials.

Before joining APNIC, Jessica spent six years in Huawei, providing technical training to engineers and administrators from more than 15 nations.

Sheryl (Shane) Hermoso

Network Operations Engineer

Sheryl has had various roles as a Network and Systems Administrator before joining APNIC. She started her career as a Technical Support Assistant while studying at the University of the Philippines. Sheryl later finished her degree in Computer Engineering and continued to work in the same university as a Network Engineer, where she managed the DILNET network backbone and wireless infrastructure.

Areas of Interest:

Wireless/wifi, DNS/DNSSEC, IPv6, and security.

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Lisa Corness

Senior Training Co-ordinator

Lisa joined APNIC in June 2014. As Senior Training Co-ordinator Lisa provides co-ordination and administration support for the APNIC Development team. Lisa oversees the administration of the Training program, including liaising with APNIC member organisations and workshop hosts to deliver the training program throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Before joining APNIC, Lisa Corness spent more than nine years with the Australian Federal Government, including two-and-half years in an international training team organizing events in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific. During this time, she coordinated and provided administrative support for technical training courses, workshops, and conferences.

Areas of interest:

Administration, training planning and coordination, program administration

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Adli Wahid

Senior Internet Security Specialist

Adli joined APNIC in February 2014, bringing with him extensive experience and technical leadership in cyber security. He is APNIC’s security evangelist, spearheading security outreach, engagement, and collaboration with the regional community. Adli was elected in 2015 as a member of the FIRST.org Board of Directors.

Jamie Gillespie

Internet Security Specialist

Jamie Gillespie is an Internet Security Specialist at APNIC, providing security training, outreach, and development of Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs), network operators, and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in the Asia Pacific region. This directly supports APNIC’s vision of “A global, open, stable, and secure Internet”.

With over 23 years of IT experience, 19 of those dedicated to Information Security, Jamie started his IT career at the backbone Internet provider UUNET Canada before holding a range of information security roles at AusCERT, Google, and Macquarie Cloud Services. Jamie is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).

Jamie is an international presenter on an extensive range of topics including incident response, technical, physical, and management security, and has been interviewed for television, radio, internet, and print media.

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Anosh Khan

eLearning Developer

Anosh is experienced in graphic and web design and has worked in the eLearning field for over three years. Anosh has developed courses for major educational institutions and Registered Training Organizations (RTOs) such as Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and Tutis Operations. Anosh is also skilled in motion graphics/animations plus video and sound editing.