Merike Kaeo is the founder of Double Shot Security, a company that offered worldwide technical strategy and consulting services to secure IPv4 and IPv6 networked infrastructures. Merike has followed the evolution of IPv6 for the past 15 years and has been actively engaged in standards work and hands-on deployments since 2004. Her work with the North American v6 Task Force (NAv6TF) and IPv6 Forum earned her an IPv6 Fellow status in 2007. She has been a frequent speaker and instructor of security issues and solutions around the world including RSA, NANOG, RIPE, APRICOT, PACNOG and SANOG. Merike has worked with the Network Startup Resource Center at several network security related trainings over the years in the Asia Pacific Region.
From 1993-2000 Merike was employed by Cisco Systems, Inc. where she was worked on technical issues relating to network and application performance, routing protocols, strategic large-scale network design, and network security. She authored 'Designing Network Security' by Cisco Press, which was translated into 8 languages and is a reference book for many security accreditation programs.
Merike received her BSEE from Rutgers University and completed her MSEE degree from George Washington University.