California IPv6 Task Force 501(c)3 (pending)
950 Iron Point Road Suite 150C
Folsom, CA 95630
Main Office – 415.322.8683
Fax – 415.226.0506
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Regional CAv6TF Contact information
George Usi – CAv6TF Chair, Sacramento, Northern California, and Central Valley
Email: George Usi
George Usi is President of Sactech, a network consulting firm helping business who struggle with connecting and securing the next generation of internet technology. George is a contributing author on the Utility of Commercial Wireless Study – A Technology Roadmap for Disaster Response and was awarded the IPv6 Pioneer Award in 2007 by the IPv6 Forum.
George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Management from California State University Sacramento and resides in Sacramento County.
Ed Horley – CAv6TF Co-Chair, San Francisco Bay Area
Email: Ed Horley
Ed Horley is a Principal Solutions Architect at Groupware Technology in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ed is actively involved in IPv6 serving as the co-chair of the California IPv6 Task Force. He is the author of Practical IPv6 for Windows Administrators from Apress and was the technical editor of Understanding IPv6, Third Edition by Joseph Davies from Microsoft Press and also for IPv6 Essentials, Third Edition by Silvia Hagen from O’Reilly Media. Additionally he has presented on IPv6 at the North American IPv6 Summit, Microsoft TechEd North America and TechEd Europe, Cisco Live Europe, Cisco Live US, InterOp and TechMentor along with co-chairing the gogoNETLive! IPv6 Conference.
Ed is a current Microsoft MVP (first awarded back in 2004) and has spent the last 15 years working in networking as an IT Professional. He is actively involved in the Pacific IT Professionals users group http://www.pacitpros.org/ – the largest IT Pro user group in Northern California. Follow him on twitter @ehorley or check out his blog at http://www.howfunky.com/
Salman Asadullah – CAv6TF Co-Chair, San Francisco Bay Area
Email: Salman Asadullah
Salman Asadullah is a Cisco Distinguished Engineer and also serves as IPv6 Forum Fellow, Broadband Forum Ambassador and Co-Chair, IPv6 Ready Education & Certification Program. As a recognized expert within Cisco and the industry, Salman has been working with large-scale IP and multiservice networks and technologies for two decades. Salman is a frequent speaker at key industry events and conferences and represents Cisco in industry panel discussions and technical platforms as an advisor. Salman is a returning top rated speaker at Cisco’s user conference, CiscoLive.
Salman influences technology directions and decisions with Cisco business units and customers and Internet community at large. Salman is a co-author and contributor of multiple patents and IETF, BBF, IPv6 Forum, SCTE, NFV and ONF documents. Salman has produced several technical articles, white papers, as well as three Internetworking books, Deploying IPv6 in Broadband Access Networks, PDIO of the IPT Networks, and Cisco CCIE Fundamentals: Network Design & Case Study.
Salman is a Cisco Certified Internet Expert (CCIE) and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Kansas, focusing in Embedded System Programming.
Bruce Sinclair – CAv6TF Co-Chair, San Francisco Bay Area
Email: Bruce Sinclair
Bruce Sinclair is the CEO of gogo6 and the Chair of the gogoNET Live! IPv6 conference held annually in Silicon Valley. Bruce created gogo6 through a management buyout of Hexago (an early pioneering IPv6 company). He developed gogo6 by expanding its product line and releasing an IPv6 connectivity app that’s been downloaded over 200,000 times. Created a new brand by building a professional social network (now with 100,000 registered members) and an accompanying live conference. gogo6 is now establishing partnerships with other networking vendors by selling community sponsorships and IPv6 market intelligence.
Bruce is the host of the popular IPv6 podcast called The IPv6 Show and has been actively involved in IPv6 for well over a decade.
Tom Davis – CAv6TF Contributor, Southern California
Email: Tom Davis
Yurie Rich – CAv6TF Contributor, Northwest (WA / OR)
Email: Yurie Rich