Richard Barnes, Real-time Applications and Infrastructure Area

Richard Barnes
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Richard Barnes is an Area Director for the Real-time Applications and Infrastructure are of the IETF. Prior to this position, he served as co-chair of the IETF ECRIT and GEOPRIV working groups, and is co-author of several RFCs related to geolocation, emergency services, and security, including RFC 6155, RFC 6280, RFC 6394, and RFC 6848. He is also co-author of the book VoIP Emergency Calling: Foundations and Practice (John Wiley and Sons, 2010). Richard also serves as the chair of the RIPE Measurements, Analysis and Tools working group, and has served on the program committee for the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG).

Richard works in Security and Privacy Engineering team at Mozilla. Before joining Mozilla, he was a Senior Scientist at BBN Technologies, leading research activities related to real-time applications and Internet security. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia.