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Philip Smith

Network engineer Philip Smith influenced the growth of the Internet in the Asia Pacific region, Africa, and the Middle East through his leadership roles in influential network organizations and his help codifying best practices for engineering processes and protocols, especially the Border Gateway Protocols (BGP). He was behind many successful deployments of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) around the globe, reducing costs and latency and strengthening local networks. Read his full bio here.