About the author
Dr Holder has over twenty-nine years’ experience in the IT industry in senior technical and management posts. He is currently the CEO and chief consultant at Erion Ltd, the world-leading IPv6 training and consultancy company.
In his role at Erion, Dr Holder has had over twenty years of experience of providing IPv6 consultancy to leading global organisations world-wide. He has help organisations develop IPv6 strategies, enable IPv6 in their products, create IPv6 address schemas, deploy and secure IPv6. His experience covers all major networking and operating system platforms. Clients include, Alcatel Lucent, Arbor Networks, Atos Origins, Brocade, BT, Dell, Deloitte, Ericsson, HP, IBM, Microsoft and Sony. He is the author of white papers, solution guides, books and training courses on IPv6 and related topics. Recent papers include two published by the UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom on IPv6 and CGN.
In addition to his role at Erion, Dr Holder is active in promoting IPv6 both in the UK and abroad. He is the chairman of the IPv6 Task Force Scotland and is a regular speaker at conferences on IPv6.
Dr Holder has a PhD in Semiconductor Physics and an Honours degree in Electronic Engineering. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology and a Member of the IEEE. He holds several industry qualifications.