Full Name
Bijal Sanghani
Job Title
Managing Director EURO-IX
Director PeeringDB Board
Speaker Bio
This feature address will help attendees understand what policies and practices can best facilitate the growth of local IXPs. It will explore the value of up-to-date reporting, governance structures and outreach initiatives that can serve as a catalyst for better traffic localization and new interconnection opportunities.

Bijal Sanghani, Euro-IX
Bijal is a Director on the Board of PeeringDB and has been involved with the Peering and Interconnect Community since 2003. She has been a RIPE NCC Services Working Group Co-chair since 2005 and served on the UKNOF Program Committee from 2006 until 2014. Bijal’s experience includes DNS management for DEMON Internet, Provisioning Engineer at Level 3, Senior Operations Engineer at FLAG Telecom and Reliance Globalcom where she was involved from the beginning to build the FLAG IP network.
Euro-IX is a non-profit membership association for Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). In her role she brings the members together to share ideas and experiences on technical, commercial and regulatory matters, and works on other IXP related projects such as the IXPDB (IXP Database) and support programs to help IXPs in need. Bijal has grown the membership by over 90% since she started in 2011.
Bijal Sanghani