National Internet Registries (NIR) SIG

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The charter of the NIR SIG is to share information relating to the operations, policies, and procedures of National Internet Registries with the aim of promoting close cooperation both among the NIRs and with the APNIC Secretariat.

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About the Chair

NameBilly Mooho Cheon
TenureAPNIC 47 – APNIC 51
Biography

Billy Mooho Cheon is a senior researcher of Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA). He has 20 years of experiences in various international affairs with non-governmental organizations and inter-governmental organizations. In 2001, He started his job carrier as a policy maker of number address resources (IPv4, IPv6 and AS numbers) in Asia-Pacific community. From 2005 to 2007, with in-depth knowledge and rich experiences in the Internet addresses management, he contributed to the AP region in policy development, cooperative system development as a member of Executive Council (EC) of Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC). In 2008, Mr. Cheon participated in Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) of ICANN and presented the position of Korean government and community on the naming resources (new gTLD, ccTLD, IDN) as well as Internet governance issues. In 2009, he organized Freedom of E-pression session in IGF (Internet governance Forum). In 2011, he attended at Working Party on Information Security and Privacy (WPISP) of OECD and joined in developing global information security policies and guidelines. In 2012, he worked with the Multi-lateral Development Banks such as the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank in the field of Information Communication Technologies and Cyber Security issues. From 2016 to 2018, he had served as one of Multistakeholder Advisory Group(MAG) member of UN Internet Governance Forum(IGF).

About the Co-Chair

NameZhen Yu
TenureAPNIC 44 – APNIC 48
Biography

Zhen Yu joined China Internet Network Information Center(CNNIC) in 2011. He is currently the IP Operations Manager, responsible for IP service, membership development and conference &training program. He’s been making a lot of efforts to make CNNIC IP Conference more active and become a well-known platform for information exchange, experience sharing and project cooperation among local operators, ISPs and relevant corporations in China. Before joined CNNIC, Zhen Yu had worked for a well-known vendor and an IPv6 solution provider in China for over 10 years, involved in many IPv6 related events and projects.