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Mehmet Akcin

Mehmet enjoys being part of a team which builds massive scale network and datacenter infrastructure. He has built large scale critical dns systems for Microsoft (AzureDNS), ICANN(L-Root) and helped deliver Windows 10 to hundreds of millions of users world-wide in August 2015 as well as clean millions of malware infected machines as part of supporting Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit team. 


Mehmet has some prior experience in technologies such as Anycast. He has worked in the team which signed Root zone with DNSSEC. He is also very interested in IPv6 and has enabled IPv6 for ICANN, L-Root and the famous www.microsoft.com 


Mehmet is currently having so much fun at Yahoo! as Chief Negotiator and Director of Global Infrastructure Planning and Acquisitions building one of the world's largest content delivery infrastructure to support Yahoo!, Tumblr, Brightroll, Polyvore and many other Yahoo! properties! Prior to joining Yahoo! Mehmet has held similar responsibility at Microsoft as Director of Strategic Sourcing in Global Network Acquisition Group which focuses on network pops , data centers , subsea cables planning , dark fibre , metro waves and much more for Microsoft empowering Microsoft Cloud(Azure), Office365, Xbox, Skype and other Microsoft properties.

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