Yves Poppe has spent his more than 35 years career in data communications with both manufacturers and telecom carriers. He is the Director of Tata Communications. Representing Teleglobe on the Canarie (Canadian R&E network) Policy Board, Yves supported the early deployment of high-speed intercontinental R&E connections and represented Teleglobe in the GIBN initiative. He also supported early IPv6 efforts including the creation of 6TAP in Chicago. Teleglobe became a founding member of the IPv6 Forum where Yves represents the Corporation. He is also steering committee member of the North American IPv6 taskforce (NAV6TF).