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iWeek 2008 Speaker Profiles

  1. Lanre Ajayi
    Director, Internet Service Providers' Association Nigeria (ISPAN)
  2. Adiel A. Akplogan
    Chief Executive Officer, AfriNIC
  3. Dr James Blake
    Mimecast Evangelist
  4. Johann Botha
    Chairman of WAPA
  5. Iyavar Chetty
    Senior Executive Officer (Legal Services) for the Film and Publication Board
  6. Peter Coroneos
    Chief Executive, Internet Industry Association (IIA)
  7. Dominic Cull
    ISPA Regulatory Advisor
  8. Neil Dundas
    Legal Advisor to UniForum SA
  9. Arthur Goldstuck
    Managing Director: World Wide Worx
  10. Rob Hunter
    ISPA Management Committee member
  11. Johan Ihren
    Autonomica
  12. Brian Koopedi
    Director of the Office for Interception Centres (OIC)
  13. James Lennox
    Chief Executive officer of the Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT)
  14. David P. McClure
    President and Chief Executive Officer, US Internet Industry Association
  15. Debbie Monahan
    .nz Domain Name Commissioner
  16. Eric Osiakwan
    Executive Secretary, AfrISPA
  17. Yves Poppe
    Director, Business Development and IP Strategy, Tata Communications
  18. Douglas Reed
    Chief Executive Officer, Vox Telecom
  19. Mike Silber
    ISPA Regulatory Advisor
  20. Rob Stokes
    Group Chief Executive Officer, Quirk eMarketing
  21. Jack Unger
    President, Ask-Wi.Com, Inc.

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Lanre Ajayi - Director, Internet Service Providers' Association Nigeria (ISPAN)

Lanre Ajayi had his Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He worked for the Nigeria Telecomunications Ltd (NITEL) for 11 years before establishing PiNet Informatics, which became one of the first Internet Service Providers in Nigeria.

Lanre Ajayi is a co-founder and the current President of the Nigeria Internet Group (NIG). A Non Profit Organisation committed to the promotion of the Internet in Nigeria. He has served as the Vice-President of the ISP Association of Nigeria (ISPAN) and as the Vice-Chairman of African ISP Association (AfrISPA). He has also served on the council of the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) as the Chairman of Research and Statistics committee. He was Chairman of Technical committee on the Nigeria Country Code Top Level Domain Name (.ng). He was also the Chairman of ISPAN committee on the implementation of the Nigeria Internet Exchange Point.

Lanre Ajayi has served Nigeria in several capacities. He served as a member of the National Cybercrime Working Group (NCWG). He also served on the Federal Government committee on the National University Network (NUNet). He was appointed as a member of the Presidential task force for the restructuring of the Information and Communication Technology sector in Nigeria.

He is a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), a fellow of the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) and a registered member of the Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).

Lanre Ajayi was listed as one of the icons of Information and Communication Technology in Nigeria in a compendium compiled by ICT publications Limited in the year 2004 and was named the Nigerian ICT personality of the year in 2007.


Adiel A. Akplogan - Chief Executive Officer, AfriNIC

Adiel A. Akplogan is the Chief Executive Officer of AfriNIC Ltd., the Internet Numbers' Resource Registry for Africa since 2004. With more than 15 years experience in the Internet Technology environment, he has previously worked as New Technology Director at CAFENet (an IT service company based in Togo - 1994-2000), then as IT Director of Symbol Technologies in France (2001-2003). He is member of the UN Secretary General Internet Governance Forum Advisors Group since 2006, and the OIF (Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie) group of Expert on Internet Governance since 1999. He has served in the African Technical Advisory Committee of the United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (ATAC/UNECA) from 2005-2006.

As CEO of AfriNIC, Mr Akplogan also serve as the Secretary of the NRO Executive Council (Number Resource Organization - http://www.nro.net) and was involved with the setting up of several technical coordination bodies in Africa such as the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG) where he serves as a member of the Administrative committee and the African ccTLD Managers Association (AfTLD).

With a strong passion for Internet technology, he is one of the Internet pioneers in West Africa where, in early 90's, he setup and started one of the very first private and independent Internet Service Providers in the region (CAFENet).

He has also contributed and written several articles on Internet and IT among which: Network protocol Integration (case of Novell SPX/IPX Network and IBM/AS400 using TCP/IP) -10/1994; Internet Technology a short way to development in Africa (10/1996); Internet Security in a corporate environment a continuous process (02/1998); Intranet/Internet a pair for an efficient management of Information in Africa business environment (04/1999); How not to be a spam relay: efficient configuration of Sendmail (May 2000); Wireless architecture a solution for inadequacy of African legacy telecommunication Infrastructure (June 2000); Network Operation Centre: Key component of an efficient Internet Network Service (2001); Internet Governance, the fact (UN/ECA,2002); IPv6: an E-business opportunity. (2003); The Power of Ideas: Internet Governance in a Global Multi-Stakeholder Environment - The Internationalisation of Internet Resource Management: An African Perspective (2007), Tell me the future (the Guardian - Monday December 3 2007).

Adiel is an Electrical Engineer and holds a M.Sc. in E-Business and New Technology Management.


Dr James Blake - Mimecast Evangelist

James Blake has over 17 years commercial experience working for leading vendors in the information security, continuity and storage arenas as well as running his own distributor of web and email server solutions that was acquired by a major VAR. James has also ran pre-sales operations for leading UK ISP Internet Network Services prior to their acquisition by Cable and Wireless. At Mimecast James has responsibility for strategic messaging, community outreach and customer advocacy. James holds an MA in Economics and a PhD in Information Security Management.


Johann Botha - Chairman of WAPA

Johann is 31 years old and has a wide range of experience in the ICT industry. He is a co-founder and currently a director of four companies:

  • Frogfoot Networks (Pty) Ltd. (Internet Service Provider),
  • Amobia Communications (Pty) Ltd. (Wireless Infrastructure Provider),
  • Blio Corporation (Pty) Ltd. (Embedded Systems Development) and
  • Teraco Data Environments (Pty) Ltd. (Vendor Neutral Datacentres).

Johann studied Industrial Engineering and Computer Science at Stellenbosch University. He has a passion for disruptive technologies such as Wifi, VoIP, Linux, Blogging and the Internet.

He is the Chairman of the Wireless Access Providers' Association and serves on the committee of the Western Cape Linux User Group. He has helped initiate projects such as The GeekDinner and SchoolWAN.

Blog: http://www.swimgeek.com/blog/


Iyavar Chetty - Senior Executive Officer (Legal Services) for the Film and Publication Board

A graduate of the universities of Natal, South Africa, Exeter, London and Ottawa, Iyavar Chetty holds master's degrees in English and Law and is a Barrister of the Bar of Ontario, Canada and an Attorney, South Africa. Banned under the Suppression of Communism Act in 1965, he went into exile in 1967, where he continued with his active participation in the liberation struggle. He has held several senior posts while in exile, including Chief Project Officer in the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, a Senior Law Officer in the Office of the Attorney-General and later Deputy Permanent Secretary in Zimbabwe and Head of the Faculty of Language and Social Sciences at the University of Botswana. Since his return from exile at the end of 1996, Iyavar Chetty has been the Senior Executive Officer (Legal Services) for the Film and Publication Board and has also acted as its Chief Executive Officer on various occasions. He represented South Africa as a member of the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts drafting the International Cybercrime Convention - known as the Budapest Convention - to which South Africa is a signatory, and was also involved in the drafting of the First Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Racism and Xenophobia on the Internet. While practising as a Barrister in Canada, he led a delegation of Canadian Human Rights Lawyers investigating human rights abuses in El Salvador. He also represented the Canadian National Coalition Against Racism in a successful prosecution of the Federal Ministry of Welfare for discrimination against minorities and women before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. Since his appointment to the Film and Publication Board, Iyavar Chetty has been involved in drafting amendments to the Films and Publications Act to make the investigation and prosecution of child pornography offenders more effective, and was also Secretary to the Task Team on Child Pornography on the Internet established by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. He continues to participate in training workshops for police and prosecutors involved in the investigation and prosecution of child pornography cases and has also been called upon to give expert evidence in child pornography trials. Iyavar Chetty, often quoted as "South Africa's foremost expert on child pornography", has written a number of articles on the subject of child pornography and children's safety on the Internet and has represented the Board at a number of international conferences and seminars.


Peter Coroneos - Chief Executive, Internet Industry Association (IIA)

Peter Coroneos is the Chief Executive of the Internet Industry Association, the national industry body for the Internet in Australia. In addition to his role as primary industry advocate, political strategist and spokesperson for the IIA, Peter drives the IIA's policy development work and has instigated the formation of specialist taskforces to leverage member expertise in diverse legal, economic and technical areas.

Peter is currently overseeing the development and implementation of industry codes of practice within the IIA representing industry's proactive response to a range of challenging social policy areas within Australia, ranging from cybercrime to online privacy. Peter acts as industry representative on a number of high level bodies and regularly appears before the House of Representatives and Senate inquiries to advise on the development of facilitative and workable rules for the Internet and new media.


Dominic Cull [B.Bus.Sc. LLB. LLM. (ICT Law)] - ISPA Regulatory Advisor

Dominic specialises in regulatory issues in the electronic communications industry, acting as the regulatory advisor to the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) and the Wireless Access Providers' Association (WAPA) amongst others, and lectures telecommunications law to wide-eyed masters students at UCT. He has extensive experience in dealing with ICASA and has been closely involved in the development of the regulatory framework under the Electronic Communications Act.

Dominic runs Ellipsis Regulatory Solutions, a consultancy focussed on simplifying the regulatory space and assisting electronic communications licensees to comply with the large amount of new regulation passed under the Electronic Communications Act of 2005.

Despite all of the above he gives every appearance of having a sense of humour. Outside of work time is spent with family, playing competitive frisbee and doing sports development work.


Neil Dundas - Legal Advisor to UniForum SA

Neil Dundas is an admitted attorney and has served as a partner with the law firms of John & Kernick and Bowman Gilfillan respectively. Neil's particular area of expertise is domain name dispute resolution and he was the first South African based attorney to make successful use of the ICANN UDRP process in the NANDOS.COM and SANLAM.COM matters. Neil has also played a key role in the development of the South African domain name ADR process, in particular by assisting the Department of Communications with the drafting of the ADR Regulations, and their eventual implementation through the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL). Neil has also served as a legal advisor to UniForum SA for the past 10 years and has served on the DNSO working committee, as a representative of the ccTLD community, in its review of the UDRP. Neil is currently involved in several domain name related projects, including the development and implementation of an ADR policy for AFTLD.


Arthur Goldstuck - Managing Director, World Wide Worx

Arthur is an award-winning writer, analyst and commentator on Internet, mobile and business and consumer technologies. He heads the World Wide Worx research organisation, leading groundbreaking research into how change is affecting businesses large and small. Clients of the research include South Africa?s major financial institutions and corporations, Government departments and agencies, and international organisations.

He leads World Wide Worx?s annual research into Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the largest survey of SMEs in South Africa, and has researched Internet access in South Africa since 1994.

His early research into the size of the Internet user population established the trend lines for Internet growth in this country. World Wide Worx has also provided the first market statistics for 3G and WiMAX uptake in South Africa.

Arthur is author of 15 books, including South Africa?s best-selling IT book yet, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet", and the current guide to mobile technology, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Going Mobile". Through Penguin Books, he has also published five books on urban legends. He is a regular speaker at conferences, universities and corporate events and has presented his insights to audiences across the world.

He lectures and provides expert presentations which cover the past, present and future impact of technology, the Internet and the new telecommunications landscape on business, management strategy, media and entertainment.


Rob Hunter - ISPA Management Committee member

In the mid 1990's Rob lectured on various computer subjects at a college before embarking on a career-broadening move into hardware and peripheral support.

In 1998 he joined UUNET, starting out in customer support and advancing to key roles in network operations, finally focusing on the design of UUNET SA's core network infrastructure and security architecture.

In 2005 he joined SensePost as a senior security analyst before accepting a role in MTN Network Solutions as security lead and network Engineer.

Rob joined Neotel in 2007 as an IP planner, after which he moved into Technology and Innovation, concentrating on architecture and technical product development amongst other things.

Rob has been a supporter of ISPA for a number of years and is a valued member of the Management Committee.


Johan Ihren - Autonomica

Johan Ihren started out with a degree in Engineering Physics at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He stayed on at the Royal Institute after graduation to play with supercomputers and work in the field of scientific visualization and virtual reality. But eventually he came to realize that DNS was probably the most interesting alternate reality there was.

Johan Ihren joined Autonomica when it was founded in 2000, and has been engaged in DNS full-time ever since. At Autonomica he is one of the people responsible for the i.root-servers.net service, including its world-wide anycast rollout. He has also spent considerable time on various conference circuits like IETF and RIPE, and is dragging a long tail of Internet-Drafts and some RFCs along as scars from that activity. He is member of various committees like RSSAC (the Root Server System Advisory Council), SSAC (the Security and Stability Advisory Council) and RSTEP (Registry Services Technical Evaluation Panel).

Outside of Autonomica, Johan has been active in the DNS training and consulting area since the mid nineties, both in Sweden but also internationally. He has so far taught DNS at all levels on all continents except Antarctica and has a consulting resume that includes government agencies, universities, major banks and several multinational corporations.


Brian Koopedi - Director of the Office for Interception Centres (OIC)

Brian Koopedi was born in Johannesburg. He obtained the B.Iuris and LLB degrees from the University of the North in 1988 and 1990 respectively.

He served Articles of Clerkship with the law firm Ramusi Attorneys in Pietersburg. He was admitted as an Attorney of the High Courts of South Africa and Bophuthatswana in 1992.

He became co-founder and partner of the law firm Moseneke and Partners and later co-founded and became a director of the law firm Mohlaba and Moshoana Incorporated.

He is also co-founder and board-member of the South African Graduates Development Association (SAGDA) which was registered as a Section 21 company in 1996. SAGDA assists unemployed and underemployed graduates in South Africa. He is currently the board Chairman.

Brian served as Head of the Truth and Reconciliation Desk of the African National Congress from 1997 until his recent appointment.

He joined the Public Service in 2003 when he was appointed Manager Legal Services at the National Communications Centre. During 2003 and 2004 he was a member of the Steering Committee that researched on and then set up the Office for Interception Centres (OIC).

He was appointed as Director of the OIC in January 2007.


James Lennox - Chief Executive officer of the Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT)

Chief Executive officer of the Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT) since February 2005 as well as the Programme Director for Southern Africa for the Motion Picture Association.

Prior to joining SAFACT James was the CEO of the South African Chamber of Business (SACOB) as well as serving as the Director of International Trade, Private Sector Liaison Officer for Southern Africa for the World Bank and Secretary of the National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce.

Married with 3 children James is British by birth and educated at military schools throughout the Mediterranean, UK and Northern Ireland and Germany.

James spent 25 years in the employ of an international transport group in various positions including Managing Director of Western Greyhound as well as being a partner in a number of successful night clubs.

About SAFACT

The Southern African Federation Against Copyright Theft (SAFACT) is an industry funded, not for profit organisation, established in 1999 to represent the interests of its members in the cinematographic film exhibition and distribution industry.

One of SAFACT's primary responsibilities is to protect the intellectual property rights of its members.

SAFACT fulfils this responsibility by:

  • Advocating respect for intellectual property rights
  • Increased enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Assisting in increasing the States commitment and capacity to successfully prosecute copyright theft
  • Undertaking initiatives towards improving the legislative environment in respect to intellectual property
  • Create an environment in which counterfeiting and piracy is socially unacceptable

For more information on film and game piracy, and the R400 million it is costing legitimate business please visit www.safact.co.za.


David P. McClure - President & CEO US Internet Industry Association

David P. McClure is President and Chief Executive Officer of the US Internet Industry Association, an organization he founded in 1994 as the primary US trade association for broadband and the Internet.

A technologist by education and experience, McClure has held management positions in the Internet, broadband, computing, aerospace and environmental services industries. Active in the online community since 1983, he has written and lectured extensively on management and technology issues, and is an authority on technology applications for business. He is a regular contributor to business and broadband publications, has authored more than 40 white papers related to the Internet and technology, and consults with government and Internet entities worldwide. He is also the author and editor of the ReasonedResponse.Com blog on technology, policy and life.

In 2004, he was honored with a Cornerstone Award for leadership in the broadband industry. In 2007, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Corporation, the non-profit organization that governs dispersal of Universal Service Funds on behalf of the Federal Communications Commission.


Debbie Monahan - .nz Domain Name Commissioner

Debbie Monahan is the Domain Name Commissioner responsible for the day to day oversight of the .nz domain name registration and management system. Her responsibilities include authorising registrars, developing and monitoring the .nz policies and ensuring the market operates in a way that protects the rights and relationships of all parties in the .nz market. Domain Name Commission is a company wholly owned by InternetNZ, the Internet Society of New Zealand, which holds the delegation for .nz.


Eric Osiakwan - Executive Secretary, AfrISPA

Eric M.K Osiakwan is the Executive Secretary both of the African Internet Service Providers Association (AfrISPA) and the Ghana Internet Service Providers Association (GISPA). He is also a Visiting Fellow and Scholar at the Stanford University and Reuters Foundation Digital Vision Program and affiliate of the Berkman Centre for Internet and Society at the Harvard Law School

Eric has being very instrumental in the propagation of ICTs not only in Ghana but Africa through his activism since 1999. His publications on ICTs in local and regional journals and newspapers both online and offline has played a critical role. His production and presentation of "ICT World" on Ghana's premier talk station Choice fm from 2001 to 2003 played an important role not only in creating public awareness but generated government's interest in ICTs as a tool for socio-economic development. He was subsequently invited to join the policy team that developed the framework for Ghana's ICT lead Socio-Economic Development Policy.

During the past four years, he has been involved in a number of information and communication technology (ICT) related projects and initiatives in the US, Europe and Africa for a number of Governments, companies, NGOs, and international agencies. He is currently a Consultant to the WorldBank's Information for Development program on Open Access for Africa (InfoDev), to BusyInternet, UNDP Ghana and OSIWA.

He self published a research document on Ghana's Internet Industry (GII). Co-authored "The Internet in Ghana" with the Mosaic group using the GDI methodology and co-authored the Ghana chapter of Negotiating The Net (NTN) - the Politics of Internet Diffusion in Africa. He was also invited by the Royal African Society to contribute ideas to P.M Tony Blairs' Commission for Africa

He is an associate of Spintrack AB, Sweden, Balancing Act, UK and African Analysis CC, S.A. He is also an investor and director of InHand ltd as well as the Converged Technologies Holding Group of Kenya.

He co-founded the Ghana New Ventures Competition (GNVC) of which he was the Chief Operations Officer for 2 years. He is a member of a number of professional bodies including:

  • Internet Society (ISOC)
  • Content Management Professional (CM Pros)
  • Internet Corporation for Assigned Name and Numbers (ICANN)
  • Ghana Institute of Information Technology (GIIT)
  • Free and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA)

Yves Poppe - Director, Business Development and IP Strategy, Tata Communications

Yves Poppe has spent his more than 35 years career in data communications. Representing Teleglobe on the Canarie (Canadian R&E network) Policy Board, Yves supported the early deployment of high speed intercontinental R&E connections and the early IPv6 efforts including the creation of 6TAP in Chicago. He represents the Corporation at the IPv6 Forum and is steering committee member of the North American IPv6 taskforce (NAV6TF).

Yves Poppe represents Tata Communications at TERENA, Internet2, Canarie and APAN. He is a frequent presenter on the evolution of telecommunications, the internet and the key role of IPv6. He also regularly covers the evolution of subsea communication capacity and international telecommunications at sessions of TEMIC (Telecommunications Executive Management Institute of Canada).

VSNL international, part of the Tata Group acquired Teleglobe in February 2006 and since February 2008 the Company operates under the name Tata Communications.


Douglas Reed - Chief Executive Officer, Vox Telecom

Douglas Reed (49) is an entrepreneur whose biggest passion is starting up and growing successful businesses, especially when other people think it's impossible.

At the age of 38 Douglas switched industries from hardware to IT. After a stint on a North Sea oil rig at the age of 22, Douglas took over Sandton City Hardware, which was followed by numerous start-ups, including a career as managing director of Mica Distributors and later as a board member of the Mica Hardware group.

Douglas then joined DataPro, an ISP that is now part of Alt-X listed Vox Telecom Limited. He has seen the Group's value grow from R1.2m ten years ago to a current market capitalisation of R2.2bn.

Douglas is innovative and entrepreneurial, and he strongly believes in creating wealth rather than competing for it.


Mike Silber - ISPA Regulatory Advisor

Mike Silber is an admitted attorney and consultant with a focus on information and communications technology. Mike is a regulatory advisor to the Internet Service Providers' Association and, in addition, he is a non-executive Director of the .za Domain Name Authority. He is a founder member of the Internet Society (South African Chapter) and was a voting member of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Nominating Committee (representative of the country code Names Supporting Organisation).

Mike has have been recognised by Who's Who Legal as one of the foremost South African Internet and e-Commerce lawyers and is a frequent speaker, lecturer and trainer.

When not spending time in front of a computer and marvelling at the growth of the Internet, Mike can be found on cold winter's mornings dry land sledding with his three Siberian Huskies.


Rob Stokes - Group Chief Executive Officer, Quirk eMarketing

Rob Stokes is the founder and Group CEO of Quirk eMarketing, Africa's largest full service online marketing agency. Quirk was founded in 1999 as Rob was nearing the end of his Business Science Marketing Honors Degree at the University of Cape Town. Today, he is the guiding force in an ever-growing agency with a loyal client base that includes big names like Google, BMW and FNB. Quirk is headquartered in Cape Town with offices in Johannesburg and London.

Rob is driven by his love of technology and constant search for innovative and fresh ideas. A regular local and international speaker, Rob has entertained audiences in many countries, sharing his knowledge and expertise on a wide array of eMarketing topics. He is also the co-author of the recently published book, eMarketing: The essential guide to online marketing. Licensed under creative commons, the textbook is used by marketing students at universities all over the world. To download a free copy of the book, visit this link.


Jack Unger - President, Ask-Wi.Com, Inc.

In 1993 Jack Unger founded Wireless InfoNet (now Ask-Wi.Com, Inc.), a turnkey outdoor broadband wireless wide-area networking company. Since 1993, his company has served well over 2000 client companies, providing network design, installation, training, support, consulting and technical writing for the wireless industry. In 1995, he deployed one of the first wireless ISPs in the world, operating on 900 MHz from Los Altos Hills, California. Since 2001 Jack has personally trained over 2500 ISP personnel to design, deploy and support outdoor wireless networks. Cisco Press published his vendor-neutral industry handbook, Deploying License-Free Wireless Wide-Area Networks, in 2003.

Jack has presented wireless ISP training seminars at industry conventions and trade shows including ISPCON, Wi-Fi Planet, Broadband Wireless World and FISPA. He has made technical presentations at Interop, WISPCON, the 1st National Summit for Community Wireless Networks, the Muni Wireless Conference and the Southern California, Orange County, and San Gabriel Valley Wireless Users Groups.

Prior to founding Wireless InfoNet, Jack spent twenty-one years working in the Silicon Valley telecommunications industry including 14 years with ROLM, IBM, Siemens, and NEC. At ROLM, Jack led the QA Systems Audit Group. At IBM and Siemens, as a Senior Associate Technical Writer, he authored over 100 PBX hardware and software technical manuals. At NEC, he served as a Telecommunications Analyst for NEC's global networking group. Prior to that, he worked for seven years selling wireless equipment including television and radio station broadcast equipment.

Jack holds AA and BA degrees in Psychology, an AS degree in Electronics, and has completed coursework in the UC Berkeley Extension Telecommunications Engineering Program. He holds FCC Amateur Extra class and FCC Commercial Radiotelephone licenses as well as an FAA Private Pilot license. For 11 years, he served as a volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician for the Zayante Fire Protection District in Santa Cruz County, California. During four of those years, he served on the Board of Directors of the Fire District.

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