Randy Bush

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Country: Japan
Email: randy [at] psg.com
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Randy Bush is a principal scientist at IIJ. He also serves on the Steering Committee of NANOG. He is one of the founding Members of ARIN.[1]

Career History

He is the founding engineer of Verio and worked there for five year as the VP of IP networking.[2] 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.

He has served as a member of the IESG. At APNIC, he has 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 has also been the technical contact for .bz ccTLD[3] He has also executed the technical operations for .ng TLD.[4][5]

Mr. Bush was a chair of the IETF Working group on the DNS for a decade[6] and has been the Co-Chair at IETF.[7] and he did a lot of work in setting internet networks in South Africa.[8] He has also served as a Coporate researcher at AT&T for more than a year.[9] He also helped starting AfriNIC.[10]

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.

In 2002, he gave a speech at the Rhodes University about Integration of appropriate networking technology. He was a speaker at APNIC 26.[11]

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.[12]

He actively attends RIR meetings of all the regions. He was the co-developer, with Anne Lord, of APNIC's policy development process.[13] He also attends LACNIC meetings[14] and ICANN Meetings.[15][16] He was a speaker at APRICOT 2010.[17]

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