Interisle's ability to deliver value by focusing exactly the right
combination of knowledge and perspective on each client's individual
situation is amplified dramatically by the specialized expertise of an
extensive network of Associates. Our Associates are respected and
accomplished professionals, with the skills necessary to collaborate
effectively as members of an Interisle engagement team. A few of them
are listed here.
World class expertise
in business and
Jim Reid runs a small consulting company specialising in
Internet matters, particularly Domain Name System (DNS)
technologies, registries and Internet governance. He has over 25
years of experience using Internet protocols working in a variety of
organisations as a system/network administrator, trainer and
technical architect. Jim is co-chair of the DNS working group at
RIPE and has served in that role since 2000. He founded RIPEs
ENUM working group and was a founding director of UKEC, the company
overseeing the use of ENUM in the UK. Jim served a three year term
as a board member of RIPE NCC, the non-profit membership
organisation coordinating Internet address management and numbering
resources for Europe and the Middle East.
He was the DNS architect and a founding member of the Interim Policy
Advisory Group for Telnic Ltd, the sponsoring organisation for the
.tel top-level domain.
Jim is a consulting fellow for the
Consortium. He is company secretary for
non-profit organisation raising awareness in the UK about the IPv4
run-out and the need for wider adoption of IPv6.
Maria Farrell is a writer and independent consultant
specialising in Internet policy development, communications and
community-building. Maria has held senior positions in policy
development and corporate affairs with
Brussels, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.
Previously, Maria was Policy Manager for E-Business, IT and Telecoms
at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris and was
Policy Executive for Electronic Law at the Law Society of England
and Wales, and Policy Adviser on E-Business for the Confederation of
British Industry in London. She worked primarily on policy related
to data protection, information security, telecoms and e-commerce.
Barlow Keener specializes in communications law and development. He is an authority
on wireless matters related to picocells, femtocells, Wi-Fi mesh networks, IMS, and fixed mobile
convergence (FMC). Barlow is the principal of Keener Law Group.
Rebecca Wetzel is a 30-year veteran of the data networking
industry, with unparalleled inside knowledge of the Internet service
and product markets. She works with network product vendors and
service providers to develop and implement strategies for new
IP-based offerings, and is the principal of
Frank Jaffe is a leader in the effective application of security
technologies to business problems, with more than 20 years of
experience focused on the financial industry. After serving as
Director of the Applied Technology Group at BankBoston, Frank
co-founded electronic payments pioneer Clareon Corporation. He is
currently the principal of
technology security management consultancy.
Ron Orazine has four decades of hands-on experience in the telecommunications field
in installation, central office routing, and circuit design as well as outside plant design and implementation.
He has consulted on numerous projects in both the public and private sectors. Recently, he has specialized
in public safety communications for Regional Emergency Communications' Centers and grant writing.