Trained in mathematics, Yves Poppe has spent his more than 35 years career in data communications with both manufacturers and telecom carriers.  His  involvement in Next Generation Internet  includes the first transatlantic STM-1 connection in 1994 and the first  gigabit level transcontinental wavelength connection in 2001. Representing Teleglobe on the Canarie (Canadian R&E network) Policy Board, Yves supported the  early IPv6 efforts  including the creation of 6TAP in Chicago. Teleglobe became a founding member of the IPv6 Forum . Yves Poppe  represents the Corporation at the IPv6 Forum and is steering committee member of the North American IPv6 taskforce (NAV6TF).

Yves Poppe  represents Teleglobe in TERENA,  Internet2, Canarie and APAN and participated in the GSM Association IPv6 project.  He  is a frequent presenter on the evolution of telecommunications and the internet and the key role of IPv6. His most recent interventions on the IPv6 topic include   IPv6 summits in  India, Thailand, France and Senegal. As well as  IMS conferences. Yves also regularly covers the  evolution of subsea communication capacity and international telecommunications  at sessions of TEMIC (Telecommunications Executive Management Institute of Canada), most recently in Shanghai and Nairobi.

VSNL international acquired Teleglobe in February 2006.