|Organization:||Cable & Wireless Panama, ISOC Panama, LACNIC|
|Stakeholder Group(s):||End User|
Private Sector - Domain Name Industry
|Region:||Latin America and the Caribbean|
Russell Bean is an engineer with managerial experience and a business, IT and telecoms background, utilizing experience gained from both university and working for a large multinational and a major player in the telecommunications world. Proven track record within both customer facing and technology driven departments. Good motivator and team leader with excellent communication skills, innovative, extremely resourceful and ability to learn quickly. Readily accepts responsibility and has high self-standards and levels motivation. Long term serving member of ISOC and founding member of ISOC Panama with a interest in giving back to the community and educating also about freedom of Internet, WiFi in communities and community networks. Also when possible donate time to fund raising and charity events, last Christmas I was honoured to be master of ceremony at the Christmas British Ball event, entertaining over 300 guests and several ambassadors for various countries in Panama.
Manager IP Engineering Company Name Cable & Wireless (Part of Liberty Global) Dates Employed Apr 2004 – Present Employment Duration 14 yrs 3 mos Location Panama
Responsible for the engineering department that controls the introduction of new hardware and software along with the technical design of new products for CW Panama.
Responsible for implementation of new technologies such as IPTV (triple play), Deep Packet inspection, GPON, DOCSIS 3.0 HFC networks etc . From RFQ process to final testing and engineering guidelines.
Responsible for all IP Data and Internet products, including Cisco MPLS network, DSLAM network, Juniper Internet Routers, Dial Platforms and Metro Optical Ethernet networks.
Currently working on MSAN and NGN based networks solutions and next generation VoIP / PSTN replacement solutions.
Representative of company and director in the Inter-red organisation (Panama’s ISP peering group) and active member in the Latin American IPv6 forum.
Also responsible for third line support of problems, ranging from ADSL customer issues to MPLS Mobile 3G data back-haul
ICANN and Internet Governance Participation
First time Participating in ICAAN 62