Asia Pacific Advanced Network Meeting

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APAN Speaker Profile

Rene Buch

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BioRene Buch joined NORDUnet in 2005 and has since evolved an already capable network organization to a service-oriented eInfrastructure company that serves Scientists, Students and Staff at universities and educational institutions in the Nordics countries. Rene Buch heads the evolution of the NORDUnet Network into a Dark fibre based versatile infrastructure that enables a range of services for the Nordic and Global user communities.

In addition to the NORDUnet Network Rene Buch has added the capabilities of NUNOC, the Nordic University Network and Infrastructure Operations Centre to the NORDUnet portfolio of services alongside heading the Nordic Data Grid Facility ( that support the Nordic Grid community with the highly capable production environment. Rene Buch represents the Nordic Countries in the GEANT3+ Policy Committee, is a member of the Global NREN CEO forum and has also been a member of The Nordic Council of Ministers eScience Workgroup.

Rene Buch came to NORDUnet from MCI (Now Verizon Business) where he served as Managing Director and board member for MCI in Denmark and Norway and as the company representative with the Telecommunications Industry Association in Denmark. Prior to this Rene Buch has significant international experience within Design, Installation & Maintenance of high availability computer and communications systems for a number of large international companies. Adding to this Rene has substantial experience within IT Education and Training and a broad operating systems background within UNIX and Windows OS.

Rene Buch holds a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Odense University College of Engineering which has been supplemented with management courses from several acknowledged Management Schools.

Rene Buch's roles in APAN46

Session chair  Advanced Multimedia Collaboration Tools, The Next Step
Speaker  Advanced Multimedia Collaboration Tools, The Next Step