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Board of Directors

The property, affairs and business of NANOG shall be managed and controlled by the its Board of Directors.  The Board facilitates communications between the NANOG community and other organization with similar goals.  The Board is also responsible for appointing all members of the NANOG committees and the Executive Director. There are seven voting members of the Board, six of whom are elected and one who is the Executive Director. View Past Members. Contact the board at [email protected]. View the Board Member Responsibilities, click HERE.

Chair

Term ends:
2018-10-31

David Temkin
Netflix

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David Temkin is the Vice President of Network Strategy and Architecture at Netflix. He is responsible for the network architecture of Netflix's distributed content caching systems. Previously he managed the corporate Network Engineering teams as the Network Engineering Manager, responsible for global data and voice networks as well as CDN relationships. He has also held the position of Director of IP Product Development and Engineering at Telx. He was responsible for all Layer 2 & 3 product architecture, design, and deployment across the Telx portfolio of data centers. Previously, he spent time at Yahoo! as the Layer 4-7 Network Architect, responsible for network load balancing. He also designed and built out the global network for Right Media, an online ad serving startup that was later acquired by Yahoo!


Vice Chair

Term ends:
2018-10-31

Ryan Donnelly
Salesforce.com

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Ryan Donnelly serves as the Senior Director of Network Engineering at salesforce.com. Previously, Ryan served in several leadership roles at Verisign, and has held engineering roles at both UUNET and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ryan's principal interests include interconnection, network automation and DNS, among many others. Ryan holds a B.B.A in Information Technology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Treasurer

Term ends:
2019-10-31

William Charnock
PacketFabric

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Will is the CEO of PacketFabric. Prior to this he was the Vice President of Network Architecture and Engineering at Limelight Networks, where he was responsible for the architecture and interconnections strategy of Limelight's global CDN network. Prior to that he spent 11 years at SoftLayer as the Vice President of Network Engineering and Operations where he oversaw all network functions for SoftLayer's global network as they grew from a small regional hosting provider to one of the largest cloud computing providers in the world, with datacenters in North America, Europe, and Asia. Will has spent the better part of the last 20 years working in Internet infrastructure businesses and is an active member of the Internet community.


Member

Term ends:
2017-10-31

Greg Dendy
Equinix

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Greg Dendy manages networks and engineers for Equinix in North America. He and his team of tireless engineers operate the Equinix Internet Exchange platforms and other networks including carrier ethernet, Metro DWDM and TDM/SONET platforms to a five nines uptime standard. Greg began his career with Pacific Bell/SBC Internet during the rollout of broadband in the mid/late 1990s, did time with @Home during the implosion of 2001 and has been working for Equinix since 2004. He received a BA from UC Santa Barbara and a MA from CSU Chico.


Member

Term ends:
2017-10-31

Jezzibell Gilmore
PacketFabric

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Jezzibell is the SVP of Business Development for PacketFabric, a stealth mode startup building the next-generation networking platform to redefine interconnection. She brings 17+ years of professional experience from our own community. Jezzibell began her tenure in the industry at AboveNet back in 1998. She has held various positions in Management, Marketing, Operations, Global Sourcing, Corporate Strategy, and Business Development at companies such as: AboveNet, Akamai, IX Reach, ServerCentral, nLayer, and GTT. Jezzibell has been serving as a Board of Director on the current NANOG Board, and was the Vice Chair of the Development Committee from 2012 to 2013. She has been an active NANOG participant since 2001.


Member

Term ends:
2019-10-31

Patrick W. Gilmore
Markley Group

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Patrick Gilmore is Markley Group’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), responsible for Markley’s Cloud Computing and Infrastructure as a Service offerings. Markley Group runs New England’s largest and longest operating multi-tenant, mission-critical telecommunications and data center. Prior to Markley, Patrick was Chief Network Architect of Akamai Technologies, where he worked for over 13 years. At Akamai, Patrick’s group was responsible for managing peering and capacity for the world’s largest CDN, one that served approximately 25% of all traffic on the internet. Patrick has a degree in mathematics from UCLA. Patrick is past member of the NANOG board of directors, and helped move NANOG to an independent organization. Patrick is currently on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Internet Exchange and the London Internet Exchange, two of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, as well as the PeeringDB, where he is Chairman.


Program Committee Chair

Term ends:
2019-02-12

L Sean Kennedy
Verizon

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L Sean Kennedy is an active member of the Internet Engineering community and a Director of Network Engineering at XO Communications. He has been a member of the NANOG Program Committee since 2013.


Executive Director & Secretary

Betty Burke
NANOG

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Currently serving as the NANOG Executive Director, responsible for all aspects of NANOG, reporting to the Board of Directors. Previous 37 years of experience serving in technology, business, and management within the Michigan Information Technology Services, University of Michigan, and Merit Network. Proven leadership and experience in development of strategic and operational plans, creation and implementation of marketing campaign for conference center and high tech facilities including a data center, conference and office building, library and campus fiber assets. Proven operational success through project management, along with leadership through community and team building.