California IPv6 Task Force 501(c)3
11230 Gold Express Drive, Suite 310
Gold River, CA 95670
Main Office – 415.322.8683
Regional CAv6TF Contact information
George Usi – CAv6TF Chair, Sacramento, Northern California, and Central Valley
Email: George Usi
George Usi is President of California based Cyber Security Governance as a Service firm Sactech. George is a contributing writer 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 and Jim Bound for his research work on Terrestrial Based Delay Tolerant First Responder Networks in Disaster Scenarios using IPv6 (MetroNet6).
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 an Emeritus Cisco Distinguished Engineer and Principal of Netnuvem 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.
Salman influences technology directions and decisions of enterprise businesses and is a 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.
North American IPv6 Task Force Liaison
Scott Hogg – Chair Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Ipv6 Task Force
Scott Hogg is CTO of GTRI in Denver, Colorado. He provides network engineering, security consulting and training services to clients, focusing on creating reliable, high-performance, secure, manageable and cost-effective solutions. Drawing on almost 30 years of network and security experience, Scott helps organizations leverage cloud services securely and achieve the CCSK and CCSP cloud security certifications. Scott also actively works on cloud security, SDN security and network programmability and has formed the Denver Network Programmability User Group (NPUG) chapter.
Scott is a CCIE #5133 and CISSP #4610. He is not only a founding member of the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force (RMv6TF), and a member of the Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence (COE) but has also authored the Cisco Press book on IPv6 Security and writes a popular column for NetworkWorld.com.