The policies and regulations to be followed for the administration of the .TT Country Code Top Level Domain are determined by a committee whose members represent the major Internet stakeholders within Trinidad and Tobago.
Hosein || TTMAG Chairman from TTNIC. Patrick Hosein attended
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he obtained five
degrees including a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science. He has worked at Bose Corporation, Bell Laboratories, AT&T
Laboratories, Ericsson and Huawei. He has published extensively with
over 80 refereed journal and conference publications. He holds 39
granted and 42 pending patents in the areas of telecommunications and
wireless technologies. He was nominated for the Ericsson Inventor of
the Year award in 2004, was the Huawei US Wireless Research Employee
of the year for 2007 and is a 2015 Anthony Sabga Caribbean Laureate
for Science and Technology. Patrick is presently the administrative
and technical contact for the TT top level domain, CEO of the TTNIC
and a Professor of Computer Science at the University of the West
Indies. His present areas of research include radio resource
management, QoS and pricing for 5G cellular networks.
|| TTMAG Alternate Chairman from TTNIC. George Gobin
is currently the Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO) at SM
Jaleel & Co. headquartered in Trinidad. He is responsible for a team
of professionals that support Global Infrastructure, Business
Intelligence, Information Risk & Security Management, Systems
Architecture , Technology Innovation and Applications for Enterprise
Information Systems. Prior to this he was the Microsoft Regional
Manager for Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Belize Turks & Caicos
and Jamaica (BCBBTJ).He was also the General Manager for the Microsoft
West Indies regional office of Microsoft Corporation USA and was based
in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He has had the experience of engaging with
the Caribbean governments around their E-Govt strategies and also
consulting with top commercial organizations in the region who are
involved in finance, energy, and telecommunications.
George has been in the Information Technology field for the last 35 years.
Cintra Sooknanan is an accomplished Attorney at Law in the Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago also holding a BSc in Computing and Information
Systems. Her specialisation includes Corporate Commercial, ICT and IP
matters. She continues to contribute locally in the reform of
legislation and policy relating to Intellectual Property (with
special focus on new gTLDs and traditional knowledge), E-commerce,
National ICT Agenda, Privacy and Data Protection, E-government, Child
Protection, Internet Governance and Cybersecurity. At an
International level, she has been heavily engaged in working groups
of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and
also through the Internet Society International, she continues to
represent the interests and needs of local internet end-users.
Ms. Sooknanan has over 10 years experience building local ICT
Not-for-Profit organisations, having leadership and involvement
through much of her professional and academic career. She is the
Founding Chair of the Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter.
| Sanjay Bahadoorsingh
Academic Community Representative from UWI. Sanjay Bahadoorsingh was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He completed the B.Sc. degree at The University of The West Indies, the M.Sc. degree at UMIST and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at The University of Manchester. He continued post doctoral research at Manchester until he joined the Faculty of Engineering at The University of the West Indies, St Augustine as a lecturer in 2010. He has published several technical articles in power systems operation and planning, renewable energy, asset management and dielectric ageing. He is a locally registered Electrical Engineer, the 2014-15 Chairman of the IEEE Trinidad & Tobago Section, a CAPE examining committee member and serves on various technical committees.
Civil Society Representative from the Rotary Club.
Dev Gosine held the following offices in Rotary: President, Assistant Governor, and District Secretary.
He is an active Amateur Radio Operator in Voice, Data and Satellite communications.
Dev is currently the Secretary of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio Society and Vice Principal (Ag) of Naparima College
Technical Community Representative from ISOCTT.
Mr. Tracy F. Hackshaw is founding Vice Chair of the Internet Society Trinidad & Tobago Chapter.
Tracy possesses over twenty (20) years experience spanning work in the
public and private sectors both locally and internationally including
representing Trinidad & Tobago in various international
forums. Included in his portfolio are engagements on the Executive
Management Committee of the Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative, a
two-year term as Vice Chair of ICANN's Governmental Advisory
Committee, Small Island Developing States annual workshop
co-ordination at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum,
Academic Teaching and Research work at the DiploFoundation/University
of Malta and at the University of West Indies, as well as professional
leadership roles in the Ministries of Science and Technology and
Public Administration, iGovTT, ttconnect, Star.tt among several other
entities and organisations.
Business Community Representative from TTCSI.
Mr. Rabindra Jaggernauth is an IT and Management Consultant. He was
the CEO of the National ICT Company Limited (iGovTT) and before that
Managing Director of Esprit Consultants Limited, an IT and Management
Consulting firm. He is an ex-Partner in charge of Management Advisory
Services at Ernst & Young. He is also President of the Trinidad and
Tobago Coalition of Services Industries, a founding member and was the
first President of the Information and Communications Technology
Society. He has a Bachelor of Mathematics majoring in Computer Science
and a Masters in Operations Research and Systems Analysis. He is
Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT and a Certified
Management Consultant. He is a Fellow of the British Computer
Society. He has over thirty years industry experience including twenty
six in consulting.
Government Representative from NIHERST.
Academic Community Representative from UTT. Jacqueline A. Morris lives and works in Trinidad and Tobago. In
addition to teaching in the field of Educational Technology at the
University of Trinidad and Tobago, School of Learning, Cognition and
Education, she is very active in the fields of Internet technology,
Internet Governance and Caribbean ICT issues.
She was an appointed member of ALAC (ICANN 's At Large Advisory
Committee) from 2005 to 2007, and was Chair of that committee in 2007.
Under her chairmanship, the ALAC successfully created 5 regional
end-user organisations to ensure that ICANN's policies were influenced
by the views of the global community of Internet end users, and
submitted several policy commentaries and one major policy initiative
to ICANN, as well as participated in the IGF in Rio, facilitating a
workshop on IDNs. She was the At Large's liaison to the ccNSO at ICANN
for 2007-2008, a member of the ALAC BCEC and Associate Chair of the
ICANN NomCom in 2010-2011. She also sat on the ICANN NomCom for 2012
as a member for At Large, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Business Community Representative from TTIX. Ajmal Nazir
graduated in Computer Systems Engineering (B.Eng) from City
University, London. He then joined Goldman Sachs in their
EnterpriseTechnology division where he was responsible for real time business
critical trading systems. Ajmal has been responsible for the
technology in Green Dot. He specialises in all facets of digital
wireless communications and signal processing, both low and high
powered digital RF transmission and interference management. Ajmal
has also implemented business process mapping and automation. He has
been part of a number of technical and other working committees with
TATT, he has worked with the Electrical Engineering Department of UWI and
regularly gives presentations at regional telecom conferences. He has
very strong legal and regulatory appreciation. He is currently the
Vice Chair for the TTIXP as well as the Director of Strategy and Growth
for Green Dot across the caribbean. He is also a member of the
Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute.
Dev Anand Teelucksingh
Technical Community Representative from TTCS. Dev Anand has been tinkering with computers since the Commodore 64
days, earning "A" distinctions in both G.C.E O-level and A-level Computer Studies
at St. Mary's College, Trinidad. He studied and graduated with a BSc in
Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of the West
Indies, Trinidad. He works as an electrical engineer and IT
administrator at Engineering Consultants, a company that specialises
in electrical, mechanical and heating/air conditioning designs.
He founded the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS) in 1997, a
computer user group focusing on hardware, software and the
Internet. Apart from managing the various activities of TTCS, he has
also been a lead drafter of many of the TTCS's comments on ICT related
policies in Trinidad and Tobago for the past decade and the lead
developer of the TTCS OSSWIN CD and now DVD, a collection of Free and
Open Source Software for Windows.