The HolistIX team is part of the IIJ Lab. Internet Initiative Japan is the first commercial ISP in Japan. Its lab is dedicated to the development of new generation Internet Exchange Points.
Marc Bruyere started his career in 1996, working for Club-Internet.fr, and for Cisco, Vivendi Universal, Credit Suisse First Boston, Airbus/Dimension Data, Force10 Networks, and Dell. His CCIE # 16656 He received his Ph.D. degree from the LAAS CNRS, followed by a two years PostDoc at the University of Tokyo. His thesis is about open Source OpenFlow SDN for IXPs. He designed and deployed the first European OpenFlow IXP fabric for the TouIX. Now he is a senior researcher at Internet Initiative Japan Lab.
Christoff Visser obtained is bachelor honours degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand in computing and mathematical Science. Following his graduation, he continued to work as engineer designing and implementing an OpenFlow Software Defined Networking controller to be used for automating subscriber authentication in PPPoE multi ISP environment. He currently works as a Research Engineer at IIJ-II developing solutions new generation Internet Exchange Points.