Peter Tseronis, Co-Chair, CIO Council's IPv6 Working Group
Peter Tseronis serves as the Director of Network Services for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the U.S. Department of Education (ED). As Director, Mr. Tseronis oversees and manages a $20+ million budget for ED’s telecommunications and networking infrastructure, including voice, video and data communications services, equipment, and facilities throughout the nation.
Prior to his arrival at ED OCIO, Mr. Tseronis was a management analyst at the Pentagon for the U.S. Army and then joined ED to serve a key role in the modernization of the financial management systems for Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO).
Mr. Tseronis is ED’s IPv6 Transition Manager and the co-chairman of the OMB/CIO Council’s Federal IPv6 Working Group. In addition, he is a voting member on the Interagency Management Council (IMC) for Federal Telecommunications, supporting the GSA FTS2001 to GSA Networx transition. Pete is an active member of the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association (ITPA) and serves on the Government Advisory Panel for the ACT/IAC Networks and Telecommunications SIG.
Mr. Tseronis earned a B.A. in Communications from Villanova University in Villanova, Pa., a M.S. in Information and Telecommunication Systems for Business from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Pete, his wife Betsy, and newborn son, Jake, reside in Gaithersburg, Md.
Stan Barber, Vice President, NTT America
Stan Barber is the Vice President for Engineering Operations in the Global IP Network Business Unit for NTT America, an NTT Communications Company. With respect to IPv6, he is the leader of the US team that does IPv6 product engineering and works with a worldwide team in coordinating the ongoing development of NTT Communications IPv6 service strategy. He has testified before the US Congress on IPv6 Transition activities and has served as an expert for both the Department of Commerce IPv6 report (published in January 2006) and the first GAO IPv6 Readiness report (published in August of 2005). Stan speaks on IPv6 regularly and makes use of IPv6 every day from his home office in Houston, Texas.
Stan is deeply involved with the Southeast Texas GigaPOP, an Internet2 aggregation point, and has served as the chairman of a working group in the IETF that resulted in the publication of RFC 2980.
Stan has been involved with Internet technologies since the days of the ARPANET. It started with limited involvement in CSnet while at Rice University and followed with almost 10 years of work in medical informatics and internetworking at Baylor College of Medicine. Stan also served as Chief Engineer of the NSFNET Regional Network SESQUINET. He was the key technical resource in helping migrate SESQUINET from NSFNET to the nascent commercial Internet that emerged during the time of the NSFNET shutdown.
Tony Hain, Senior Technical Leader, IPv6 Technologies, Cisco Systems
Tony Hain is currently the Senior Technical Leader, IPv6 Technologies, with Cisco Systems. In addition to providing guidance to the various internal product teams, he was also co-chair of the IETF working group developing IPv6 transition tools. His IETF participation since 1987 includes a term on the Inernet Architecture Board from 1997 to 2001. Named an IPv6 Forum Fellow in 2004, he is currently serving as Technology Director on the forum’s North American IPv6 Task Force steering committee. Prior to joining Cisco in 2001, he spent five years at Microsoft, where his roles included Program Manager for IPv6 as well as Network Analyst for the CIO’s office. Prior to Microsoft, he was the Associate Network Manager for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Internet effort, ESnet at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. With this range of roles, spanning the space between implementation technologists and senior management, he brings a real-world viewpoint to the deployment decision process.