Randy Bush

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Country: Japan
Email: randy [at] psg.com

Randy Bush is a principal scientist at IIJ. He also serves on the Steering Committee of NANOG. Mr. Randy is the Chair of the APNIC Fees WG and Co-chair of the Routing SIG.

He is one of the founding Member of ARIN

Career History

He is the founding engineer of Verio and worked there for five year as the VP of IP networking.[1] Prior to which he was the principal engineer at RAINet, which was later acquired by verio. He was the founder of the Network Startup resource center and worked there as a PI.

In 2002, he gave a speech at the Rhodes University about Integration of appropriate networking technology.

He has served as a member of the IESG.

Meetings And Conferences

He attended RIPE-37, where he gave a presentation about some problems and possible approaches to the issues of identity; RIPE-40, where he presented News at Eleven; RIPE 43/, where he presented some research showing that Route Flap Damping is Harmful.

Mr. Bush attended AfNOG 2002, where he chaired a panel on the Hard Lessons of Internet eXchange Points. He attended the DARPA PI meeting in 2006 and gave a presentation titled "A Curmudgeonly Operator’s View of Resiliency and Research"

He led the US Modula-2 Language Standards efforts for more than 10 years. He authored the basic FidoNet protocol standard.

He was the Technical Program chair of INET'96. He has served on various research technical program committees, ICNP, PAM, etc.[2]

Career History

At APNIC, I have been the Routing SIG co-Chair, Policy SIG co-Chair, Fees WG Chair

He was the chair at ACM Internet Governance Committee. He co-founded Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders' Constituency of the DNSO of ICANN.

Mr. Bush has been working with the computer for more than 40 years. He began with Languages and Compilers but for the past few decades, he has been working in the Internet Industry.

He actively attends RIR meetings of all the regions. He was the co-developer, with Anne Lord, of APNIC's policy development process.[3] He also attends LACNIC meetings.[4]

He has also been the technical contact for .bz ccTLD[5] He has also executed the technical operations for .ng TLD.[6][7]

Mr. Bush has been the Co-Chair at IETF.[8] and he did a lot of work in setting internet networks in South Africa.[9]

He has also served as a Coporate researcher at AT&T for more than a year.[10]



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