ken is the senior data network engineer in Communication and Network Services at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). ken has participated in the development of the UCB campus network from an 5000-node IP network to a 40,000-node, multiprotocol network. ken has been involved in the development of many data services at UCB including: design and implementation of Berkeley's second generation network Gigabit Ethernet backbone; conversion of the campus routing from RIP to OSPF; transition from a single-homed, statically routed site to a multi-homed AS with multiple BGP4 peerings; and deployment of IP multicast routing on the UCB campus network as well as in CalREN-2, California's advanced services research and education network.
From 1994-1998, ken helped to organize and teach the Internet Society Network Training Workshops for Countries in the Early Stages of Internetworking. ken was an instructor in workshops in Prague, Czech Republic; Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; Montreal, Canada; Kiev, Ukraine; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; teaching topics that included basic IP addressing and routing, BGP concepts and configuration, and Domain Name System operation and configuration.
ken was a member of the team responsible for in the technical design and deployment of CalREN-2 and continues to provide technical leadership for CalREN-2 as a member of the CENIC Technical Advisory Council and the CENIC Technical Coordinating Team. He is also a member of CENIC's Optical Network Infrastructure (ONI) Architecture team that is presently designing the next generation advanced services network for California, that will serve K-12 and higher education institutions in the state.
ken received his B.S. in Mathematics and A.B in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine and his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley. A native of California, ken lives in Berkeley with wife Lynn, daughter Elizabeth and Rosie, a large, black standard poodle. His other interests include windsurfing, ceramics, and choral singing.
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