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.
Bani Lara, a science research specialist at the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), has 13 years of experience leading the network operations group of the Philippine Research Education and Government Information Network. He also takes care of the routing infrastructure of the Philippine Open Internet Exchange, as well as the core network of the Philipping Government broadband network. He earned his degree in Computer Science at the University of the Philippines in Los Banos.
Bani shares his knowledge as a volunteer community trainer.