Ayikudy Srikanth is Director of Software Engineering at Crossbeam Systems, a company specializing in high-performance, highly available open platforms. He is a member of the VRRP working group in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and coauthored the VRRP over LAN emulation draft. He was the architect of the Nortel Bay series routers' VRRP and manager of the team that implemented it, and holds two patents related to VRRP extensions.
Adnan Adam Onart, former Director of Internetworking software at Fujitsu-Nexion, managed the implementation of the VRRP and the early high-availability strategy development for Nortel Networks' Contivity Extranet Switches group. He has conducted research on formal methods and published books on symbolic logic.