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1) Your Name:

Roger Oteng Baah

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3) Constituency:

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4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

ICANN Fellowship

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

IBM - Ghana

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Network Services Specialist

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Network Services providers for businesses.

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13) Additional Information (optional):

Roger O. Baah, MSc, CCNP, CISS , ISO 27001 L.A.

Network Services Specialist

Roger Oteng Baah is a Network Security Consultant and a Senior Network Engineer. A Data Center Professional with extensive experience in Data Center Network design, security implementation and administration.  Roger has over 10 years experience in the IT industry with Specialization in Networks, Security and Data Center Design & Management. He is a member of British Standard Institute (BSI), vice president of the Internet Society (ISOC) Ghana Chapter, African Network Information Center (ARINIC), and a two-time fellow with the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers(ICANN) fellowship program,

Roger holds a PMI- Project Management Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA, MSc. Telecoms Management from the Ghana Technology University College and a BSc. Management and Computer Studies from Wisconsin Int. University College. He holds the following industry professional certification: PRINCE2 Project Management, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certificate, Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP) BTEC Level 5, IT Service Management (ITIL V3), Cisco Information Security Specialist (CISS) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).

Other Areas of Expertise

Domain Names services, DNSSEC, IPS/IDS design , Firewalls, IP Telephony, Load Balancers, Network Protocols, Routers and Switches, Standards, Switches, Network Management/Monitoring, Network Tools, Pentest and security tools,  Wireless LAN management, IT related policy development.

Currently, Roger is a Network Services specialist for IBM – Global Technology Services and the founder of Secure Reach Foundation.

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SOI Template v5 (6 Feb 2014)

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