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S2E8: IPv4 vs IPv6, 5G and Edge, and building a better Internet

In this episode, Mattias Fridström and Christian Koch, Director Product Management at Digital Realty and co-founder of NYNOG discuss what is needed for full IPv6 adoption, how 5G is affecting the Edge and where this will ultimately be, and how to build a better Internet. 

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Mattias Fridström
Mattias Fridström
There’s a certain kind of person who gets a little bit too excited about networks. Mattias is that guy. If he had a tattoo, it would be of a network. Mattias holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wollongong, Australia. He joined Telia in 1996 and has worked in a number of senior roles at Telia Carrier (now Arelion), most recently as CTO. Since July 2016 he has been Arelion's Chief Evangelist. Mattias’ passion isn’t limited to networks: He has played golf professionally and competed on a high level in both football and floor hockey.
Christian Koch
Christian Koch
Product Management at Digital Realty

Christian is currently a Director of Product Management at Digital Realty, and was previously the Director, Product Management for Cloud at PacketFabric. In 2016, Christian Co-Founded the New York Network Operators Group, a non-profit organization that aims to connect network operators and technology professionals through educational events and programs. He currently serves on the Board of Directors as President. Prior to founding NYNOG, Christian was a member of the Board of Directors for the Open-IX Association, a non-profit that was formed to foster the development of critical Data Center and Interconnection standards. Christian also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Seattle Internet Exchange.  

Over the past 20 years, Christian has held several leadership and operational roles at companies such as Microsoft, Twitter, and Globix. Most recently, Christian was the Director of Product Management at PacketFabric, a Network-as-a-Service Platform startup founded by Richard Steenbergen and Will Charnock. 

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