IIESoc Review Team (IRT) 

This is a consortium of reviewers and mentors that provide reviews and help to folks who are just getting started with IETF and thus would need some guidance and reviews of their proposals. The membership of this body is made up of volunteers with experience in IETF from India, diaspora or any other interested volunteers.


Meet The Team

Tirumaleswar Reddy K


IRT Secretary

Tirumaleswar Reddy K is a Senior Software Architect in Innovation Center at McAfee. He received his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering from PES College of Engineering, Mysore University and Master of Computer Science from Illinois institute of Technology, Chicago. He brings 17+ years of industry experience.  He worked on Home Security, OpenDNS, Cloud Web Security , Firewall/IPS etc. He has 25 patents issued and 40 patents pending in USPTO.  He has co-authored 17 RFC and several IETF documents related to DOTS (DDoS Open Threat Signaling), DNS Privacy, WebRTC Security and STUN/TURN.  His recent work and interests include IoT Security and Blockchain.

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  • Active WG: IPPM

  • Passive WG: 

Nalini J Elkins

EDCO and Inside Products, USA

Nalini Elkins is the President of Enterprise Data Center Operators.  She has also been the CEO / CTO of 3 other high-tech companies. Her area of technical expertise is in performance metrics for wide area networking. Her latest standard is RFC8250: Performance Metrics and Diagnostics for IPv6. She has also been a commercial software product developer. Her products have been marketed by IBM as well as other major software vendors. She was honored to receive the A.A. Michelson award in 2014 from the Computer Measurement Group for her contributions to the industry.

  • Expertise: IPv6

  • Active WG: IPPM

  • Passive WG: 

Dhruv Dhody

Huawei, India

Dhruv has been working in the networking domain for last 15 years with Huawei Technologies. His current designation is Lead Architect for Network Business. He is currently working on research, standards and proof of concepts for various emerging technologies as PCE, Segment Routing (SR) and ACTN. He is an active IETF contributor in the area of Path Computation and Traffic Engineering with 18 RFCs. He has filled 20 patents. He is also serving as the PCE WG Chair at IETF. He is a founding member and secretary for India Internet Engineering Society (IIESoc). 

  • Expertise: Traffic  Engineering, SDN, Routing Area

  • Active WG: PCE, TEAS, SPRING


Vinayak Hegde

Zoomcar, India

Vinayak Hegde is currently Chief Technology Officer at Zoomcar. Previously, Vinayak has worked across different domains such as embedded systems, Content Delivery Networks and Ad technology and has more than 18 years of experience. Through his career, Vinayak has worked in a variety of individual contributor and senior technical leadership roles. He has worked at hyper-growth companies such as Speedera (acquired by Akamai) and Inmobi helping them scale 100x+. Vinayak is a well known speaker at various national and international technology conferences.

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  • Active WG: IPPM

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