Board of Directors
Bill Woodcock is the executive director of Packet Clearing House, the international non-governmental organization that builds and supports critical Internet infrastructure, including Internet exchange points and the core of the domain name system. Since entering the Internet industry in 1985, Bill has helped establish more than two hundred Internet exchange points. In 1989, Bill developed the anycast routing technique that now protects the domain name system. In 1998 he was one of the principal drivers of California 17538.4, the world’s first anti-spam legislation. Bill was principal author of the Multicast DNS and Operator Requirements of Infrastructure Management Methods IETF drafts. In 2002 he co-founded INOC-DBA, the security-coordination hotline system that interconnects the network operations centers of more than three thousand ISPs around the world. And in 2007, Bill was one of the two international liaisons deployed by NSP-Sec to the Estonian CERT during the Russian cyber-attack. In 2011, Bill authored the first survey of Internet interconnection agreements, as input to the OECD’s analysis of the Internet economy. Now, Bill’s work focuses principally on the security and economic stability of critical Internet infrastructure.
Mr. Bevil Wooding is an Internet Strategist and the Caribbean Outreach Manager for Packet Clearing House. Mr. Wooding is a strong advocate in developing countries for the adoption of the Internet and internet-based technologies as a mechanism for economic and social transformation and is involved in numerous national outreach and development initiatives. He regularly facilitates regional and international seminars, workshops on ICT, Innovation, Policy and Internet Governance and Internet Exchange Point (IXP) Development.
Mr. Wooding is a member of the CARICOM Regional ICT Steering Committee and one of the founding members of the Caribbean Network Operators Group, CaribNOG, a dedicated community of network operators and stakeholders committed to providing a regional forum for sharing technical experiences, building technical capacity and advocating relevant technical models and solutions for the region. He is one of the chief architects in the design and implementation of the successful Caribbean ICT Roadshow, an initiative aimed at increasing the level of public awareness of the role of information and communications technology in community empowerment and regional development.
In 2010 Mr. Wooding was designated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as a Trusted Community Representative and entrusted, as one of seven Recovery Key Share Holders for the Domain Name Server Security Extensions (DNSSEC) protocol that protects domain names on the Internet.