Bob Fink is the Associate Department Head for Research for the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. ESnet provides Internet services and advanced technologies to the US Dept. of Energy (DoE) funded national research laboratories. He performs a leadership planning and architecture role in advanced technology areas such as IPv6, DiffServ and high-performance networks. Bob is a co-chair of the ngtrans IPv6 Transition working group of the IETF, and has lead the 6bone IPv6 Testbed project since its inception. He also formed the international 6REN initiative to create worldwide IPv6 production network services by organizing Research & Education Networks worldwide, and lead the project to create the first USA located IPv6 peering point for production IPv6 networks (the 6TAP).