Benjamin Black

Location: Oregon Ballroom 203/204
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(3.67, 12 ratings)

Keynote by Benjamin Black, Co-founder, fast_ip.

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Benjamin Black


Mr. Black most recently cofounded and was CEO of Boundary. He a
recognized expert in large-scale technology infrastructure design,
implementation,and operation. Previously, he was an engineering
director in the ECN group at Microsoft Windows Live, where he helped
build one of the largest content delivery networks in the world. As
the manager of website engineering at Amazon, he lead the design and
implementation of a new, layer 3 network for Amazon’s production
network. As principal engineer for Amazon infrastructure, he
co-authored the first documents on what later became EC2. As senior
manager for information security, he owned and successfully delivered
Sarbanes-Oxley and PCI DSS compliance for Amazon infrastructure,
including the critical payments processing systems. His work in the
Internap R&D team resulted in his being awarded 3 patents in Internet
routing and traffic optimization. Mr. Black is also co-author on
several IETF RFCs on MPLS control protocols and IPv6 network