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'''Mark J. Elkins''' is a Founding Member of [[ARC]], the African Registry Consortium, and a Director within [[AfriNIC]].<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref> is the Owner of Posix Systems.<ref>[http://old.ispa.org.za/iweek/2002/program.shtml iWeek Programme: Internet Week]</ref> He is also an associate at NetDay Association and a Member at [[ISOC]].<ref>[http://za.linkedin.com/pub/mark-elkins/2/715/b8 Mark Elkins' Linkedin Profile]</ref>
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'''Mark J. Elkins''' is a Founding Member of [[ARC]], the African Registry Consortium, and a Director within [[AfriNIC]].<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref> He is also the Owner of [[Posix Systems]].<ref>[http://old.ispa.org.za/iweek/2002/program.shtml iWeek Programme: Internet Week]</ref> He is also an associate at NetDay Association and a Member at [[ISOC]].<ref>[http://za.linkedin.com/pub/mark-elkins/2/715/b8 Mark Elkins' Linkedin Profile]</ref>
  
 
Mr. Elkins activities at [[ICANN]] include participation with the [[ccNSO]] and work with [[AfriNIC]].<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref>
 
Mr. Elkins activities at [[ICANN]] include participation with the [[ccNSO]] and work with [[AfriNIC]].<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref>
  
 
=== Career History ===
 
=== Career History ===
Mr. Elkins was a member of the AfriSPA from 2000-2010. He served as the director at UniForm SA for 25 years<ref>[http://www.afrinic.net/meeting/afrinic-5/participants.htm AfriNIC- 5 - Participants List]</ref> In 2009, he worked at AfriNIC for a few month as a board member. He was a member of ISPA from 2000-2009. Mr. Elkins joined UKOM systems in 1984 and worked there till 1986 as a CTO.  
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Mr. Elkins was a member of the [[AfrISPA]] from 2000 until 2010. He served as the director at [[UniForum SA]] for 25 years<ref>[http://www.afrinic.net/meeting/afrinic-5/participants.htm AfriNIC- 5 - Participants List]</ref> In 2009, he worked at AfriNIC for a few month as a board member. He was a member of ISPA from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Elkins joined UKOM systems in 1984 and worked there till 1986 as a CTO.  
  
He has worked on Unix based computer systems since the beginning of his university. In 1984, he moved to South  Africa from UK. After twelve years at Olivetti Systems and Networks, he started his own company (Posix Systems an Internet Service Provider) and has been involved in Computer Communications since 1986.<ref>[http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ipv6/200911/bios.html ITU and NRO joint Workshop “Adopting ipv6 – What you need to know”]</ref>
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He has worked on Unix based computer systems since the beginning of his education. In 1984, he moved to South  Africa from UK. After twelve years at Olivetti Systems and Networks, he started his own ISP, Posix Systems, an Internet Service Provider. He has been involved in Computer Communications since 1986.<ref>[http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ipv6/200911/bios.html ITU and NRO joint Workshop “Adopting ipv6 – What you need to know”]</ref>
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==
Mr. Elkins was born and educated in Queen Mary College (London University).<ref>[http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ipv6/200911/bios.html ITU and NRO joint Workshop “Adopting ipv6 – What you need to know”]</ref> He attended the ACRP in 2009.<ref>[http://tld-portal.dns-oarc.net/tld/acrp-arusha/Wiki-html/pmwiki.php/ACRPCommon/Students.html Students Attending the Introductory ACRP - Arusha, 13 April 2009]</ref>
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Mr. Elkins was educated at Queen Mary College (London University).<ref>[http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/worksem/ipv6/200911/bios.html ITU and NRO joint Workshop “Adopting ipv6 – What you need to know”]</ref> He attended the ACRP in 2009.<ref>[http://tld-portal.dns-oarc.net/tld/acrp-arusha/Wiki-html/pmwiki.php/ACRPCommon/Students.html Students Attending the Introductory ACRP - Arusha, 13 April 2009]</ref>
 
==Fun Fact==
 
==Fun Fact==
 
Mark Elkins is a scuba diving instructor.<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref>
 
Mark Elkins is a scuba diving instructor.<ref>[[ICANN 42]] Interview</ref>
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[[Category:People]]
 
[[Category:People]]
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Mark J. Elkins is a Founding Member of ARC, the African Registry Consortium, and a Director within AfriNIC.[1] He is also the Owner of Posix Systems.[2] He is also an associate at NetDay Association and a Member at ISOC.[3]

Mr. Elkins activities at ICANN include participation with the ccNSO and work with AfriNIC.[4]

Career History

Mr. Elkins was a member of the AfrISPA from 2000 until 2010. He served as the director at UniForum SA for 25 years[5] In 2009, he worked at AfriNIC for a few month as a board member. He was a member of ISPA from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Elkins joined UKOM systems in 1984 and worked there till 1986 as a CTO.

He has worked on Unix based computer systems since the beginning of his education. In 1984, he moved to South Africa from UK. After twelve years at Olivetti Systems and Networks, he started his own ISP, Posix Systems, an Internet Service Provider. He has been involved in Computer Communications since 1986.[6]

Education

Mr. Elkins was educated at Queen Mary College (London University).[7] He attended the ACRP in 2009.[8]

Fun Fact

Mark Elkins is a scuba diving instructor.[9]

References