IETF 86 - Thursday Lunch Speaker Series

Topic: A Safe, Secure, Scalable Internet

Mike O'Reirdan, Engineering Fellow, Comcast
Paul Vixie, Chairman and Founder, Internet Systems Consortium
Richard Woundy, VP of Technology Strategy, Product Engineering, Comcast Cable

Glenn Deen, NBC Universal

  Room: Caribbean 3
  Thursday, 14 March 2013
  Time: 12:00 – 12:45
  Lunch will NOT be served.

Bio of Speakers:

Mike O'ReirdanMike O’Reirdan is an Engineering Fellow at Comcast.  He has been involved with the design and operation of large-scale highly available public facing IT systems since 1990. On joining Comcast, he was responsible for introducing new provisioning platforms for Comcast bringing together two legacy systems using a new directory based identity focused platform based on X.500 technology. Currently focused on security issues, Mike was responsible for the architecture of the current Comcast anti-spam platform and the architecture of the Comcast anti-bot service, Constant Guard.
Mike is one of the co-authors of the IETF RFC on bot remediation, RFC 6561.

Paul VixieDr. Paul Vixie is Chairman and Founder of Internet Systems Consortium. He served as President of MAPS,  PAIX and MIBH, as CTO of Abovenet/MFN, and on the board of several for-profit and non-profit companies. He has served on the ARIN Board of Trustees since 2005, where he served as Chairman in 2008 and 2009, and is a founding member of ICANN Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) and ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC). Vixie has been contributing to Internet protocols and UNIX systems as a protocol designer and software architect since 1980. He is considered the primary author and technical architect of BIND 8, and he hired many of the people who wrote BIND 9 and the people now working on BIND 10. He has authored or co-authored a dozen or so RFCs, mostly on DNS and related topics, and of Sendmail: Theory and Practice (Digital Press, 1994). He earned his Ph.D. from Keio University for work related to the Internet Domain Name System (DNS and DNSSEC).

Rich WoundyRichard Woundy is the VP of Technology Strategy on the NE&TO Product Engineering team. Richard focuses on platform architecture-centric efforts, to accelerate development lifecycles through building platform-centric technologies that are ahead of the product roadmaps. Richard Woundy comes from the Comcast T+P organization, where he was responsible for guiding the architecture for Internet applications and software standards, and pursued related engineering work in congestion management and IPv6 adoption and deployment. Prior to his work in T+P, Richard was the lead architect for back office architecture, as well as an architect across numerous data/voice/video and wireless initiatives. Richard is currently the co-chair of the CDNI (Content Delivery Network Interconnection) working group in the IETF, and has previously been the co-chair of two defunct working groups (IPCDN and DECADE). He previously led the DOCSIS QoS technical committee that led to the standardization of DOCSIS 1.1.