14 December, 2022 

2:00 PM ET 


We are excited to have you as a new ARIN customer.

You may have a lot of questions at this point, but the biggest one might be ... now what?


To answer that pressing question, ARIN Optimized is specifically tailored to YOU. 

During this interactive event, you'll be able to speak directly with our expert panelists and key decision-makers at ARIN to hear how you can take full advantage of the services ARIN offers.

Agenda items include:

- ARIN 101, including ARIN's Organization and Structure 

- IPv4 and IPv6

- ARIN Online - Your ARIN Toolbox

- ARIN Community Involvement

- Bringing together Policy and Participation

Experience an interactive, conversational environment - and prizes! - and we’ll answer all of your questions along the way. 

Can't make it? No problem! Register anyways and we'll send you a link to the recording

We estimate this event to be about 60 minutes long

Meet the Panelists 

Hollis Kara
Hollis Kara is ARIN's Director of Communications and is responsible for communications and outreach to ARIN’s customers/members and the Internet community at large. She is an experienced cross-functional collaborator who works closely with executives, technical teams and other stakeholder groups to develop strategies and communications to meet organizational objectives. Under the guidance of the Chief Customer Officer, Hollis's team develops and delivers training, outreach programs, meetings and product documentation in keeping with the goals set by ARIN's Strategic Plan. Hollis has been part of ARIN in a variety of Communications roles for over fifteen years. She holds a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications (MSIMC) from West Virginia University, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication from Purdue University.

John Sweeting
John Sweeting is the Chief Customer Officer of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), responsible for the overall development, direction and operation of the department. Prior to joining ARIN staff, he served 12 years on the ARIN Advisory Council, 6 of which he was the Chair, and 1 year on the Address Supporting Organization’s Address Council (ASO AC). John served on the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team which was convened in December 2014 to guide development of the Number Community response to the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group’s RFP.

John’s experience in the Internet industry includes building and managing large global networks with international carriers such as MCI, Cable & Wireless, Teleglobe and Tata. Most recently John served as the Senior Director of Architecture & Engineering for Time Warner Cable, responsible for the selection and testing of all network infrastructure from the core backbone to the service delivery platforms.

John also served 24 years in the United States Army and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer in the Signal Corps.

Jonathan Worley
Jon Worley is the Senior Technology Architect with ARIN and has been a member of the Registration Services team since 2004. He has experience with all ARIN policies and procedures for requesting, managing, and transferring IP addresses and AS numbers, including technical services such as ARIN’s RESTful API. Jon has spoken about these topics as well as IPv4 depletion and IPv6 adoption at many ARIN events.