PRESS RELEASE: NYNOG Announces 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status to Enhance Network Operator Education

NYNOG Announces 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status to Enhance Network Operator Education

New York Network Operators Group (NYNOG) Provides Educational Events and Programs

New York, NY, March 23, 2017    (Newswire.com) - NYNOG (New York Network Operators Group), is proud to announce it is now officially a nonprofit with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. NYNOG is also now eligible to apply for government and foundation grants, which will further broaden its access to resources and strengthen its ability to provide educational events and programs to the tri-state area.

“Obtaining 501(c)(3) status enables NYNOG to provide the New York metro area greater network operating education to the local tech community thereby benefiting local businesses, institutions, and students.” remarked Christian Koch, President of NYNOG.  “The granting of a nonprofit status to NYNOG is a major milestone for our growing organization, and we are excited to give network operators and tech enthusiasts alike the insights they need to understand the intricacies of network operating” he added.


Since its formation in May 2016, NYNOG has been providing a casual environment to share experiences, ideas, and discuss innovative solutions to the complex problems the networking world faces.  To help guide the organization and ensure fulfillment of its mission, a Board of Directors and supportive committees with a combined experience of over 125 years in networking and internet infrastructure was assembled.  


NYNOG holds its next event on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Work-Bench on 5th Avenue in New York City at 6pm ET.  Tickets to attend can be obtained through the NYNOG website, www.nynog.org. 


Join NYNOG & Participate:
Joining the NYNOG mailing list, learn about upcoming events, and become a community participant through the website, www.nynog.org. 


About NYNOG
NYNOG (New York Network Operators Group) is connecting New York network operators and technology professionals by providing educational events and programs. NYNOG is a community based organization and relies on industry participation for its events and educational programs as well as managing ongoing communications. Annual founding sponsors include Netflix and Digital Realty.


For Additional Information:
Web: www.nynog.org
Twitter: @wearenynog
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nynog
LinkedIn Company Page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nynog


News & Media Contact for NYNOG:
Andrew Baird
Tel: +1 732 213 2620
andrew@nynog.org

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Marketing & Events Committee - Call For Volunteers

In January 2017, during the first meeting of the NYNOG Board of Directors, a decision was made to develop a Marketing & Events Committee to support the growth and management of NYNOG's events and marketing activities.

I have agreed to and am thrilled to serve as Chair and am now seeking volunteers to continue with the important work of the committee.

If you are interested in getting involved with the NYNOG community, please consider volunteering your time and effort in support of these important NYNOG activities

To help guide you, please review the following committee expectations:

Events Logistics
Day of set-up and break down.
Research of local caterers, AV, and other services during the run of event.
Retrieval of supplies in advance of the event.
Registration desk support

Events Promotion
Digital marketing activities include updates to the NYNOG Website, Eventbrite, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn (general updates, event run of show highlights, including speakers, and sponsor coverage).
Partnerships and advertisements with local tech organizations.

Sponsorship Coordinator
On-boarding of sponsors, feedback and ongoing support.

Lead Generation & Email Management
Manage new leads and contacts into the database and build out communication campaigns in line with NYNOG’s events and communication activity

Volunteers will be responsible for the execution of items that end up being assigned. Volunteers must also attend monthly Committee calls as agreed upon by the majority of the Committee. Volunteers are expected to support half of the events that take place through the year.
 
More information about the organization can be found on our website at www.nynog.org

 
If you are interested in participating, or learning more about NYNOG, please complete the form at https://www.nynog.org/call-for-volunteers or email me directly at jess@nynog.org

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing NYNOG and Board Appointments

Announcing NYNOG and Board Appointments

New York Network Operators Group (NYNOG) provides educational events and programs

NEW YORK, February 7, 2017 - NYNOG (New York Network Operators Group), a New York based organization connecting New York network operators and technology professionals by providing educational events and programs, announced its initial board members and results of its first election for officer positions.

NYNOG was founded by Christian Koch and David Temkin to provide networking professionals in the NYC metro area with a powerful networking community that is focused on people. NYNOG’s first event was held on May 25th 2016, and it’s next event is scheduled to take place on March 23rd 2017.  Through NYNOG’s events, the organization aims to provide a casual environment to discuss and share experiences, ideas, and discuss innovative solutions to the complex problems the networking world faces.  To help guide the organization and ensure fulfillment of its mission, a Board of Directors and supportive committees with a combined experience of over 125 years in networking and internet infrastructure was assembled.

NYNOG's Board of Directors:

Christian Koch of Pilot Fiber

David Temkin of Netflix

Andrew Baird of Digital Realty

Teresa Dietrich of Namely

Alex Latzko of ServerCentral

Neal Secher of BNY Mellon

Sagi Brody of Webair

Elected Officers & Positions:

President, Christian Koch
Vice President, Teresa Dietrich
Treasurer, Alex Latzko
Secretary, Sagi Brody

Elected Officers & Positions:

Chair for Marketing & Events, Jessica Smith

Newly appointed President, Christian Koch, reflected on the creation of the board, “We are, at heart an organization By Engineers, For Engineers. We're excited about the future and the possibilities we can help create.”  Koch further added his thoughts on the creation of NYNOG, "We started NYNOG as a way to bring networking and IT professionals in the New York City Metro area together through our small and intimate events that we host throughout the year. People get together and learn about new technologies, discuss problems and challenges they face with changing infrastructure, or just come to meet other like-minded professionals.” Indeed, NYNOG community participants are encouraged to attend events and ask questions about their careers, the industry, changes in network technology, and anything else the community can help with.  Information about the next NYNOG event on March 23rd 2017 can be found on www.nynog.org.  

How to Join & Participate:
Joining the NYNOG mailing list, learn about upcoming events, and become a community partcipant through the website,: www.nynog.org.