Bradner, Scott O.

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Harvard University
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Cambridge, MA 02138
Voice:+1 617 495 3864

Scott Bradner has been involved in the design, operation and use of data networks at Harvard University since the early days of the ARPANET. He was involved in the design of the Harvard High-Speed Data Network (HSDN), the Longwood Medical Area network (LMAnet) and NEARNET. He was founding chair of the technical committees of LMAnet, NEARNET and CoREN.

Mr. Bradner is a member of the IESG, and until June 1999 was an elected trustee of the Internet Society where he still serves as the Vice President for Standards. He was also codirector of the IETF IP next generation effort and is a member of the Wiley Network Council.

Mr. Bradner is a senior technical consultant at the Harvard Office of the Provost, where he provides technical advice and guidance on issues relating to the Harvard data networks and new technologies. He founded the Harvard Network Device Test Lab, is a frequent speaker at technical conferences, a weekly columnist for Network World, an instructor for Interop, and does a bit of independent consulting on the side.

Sub-IP Area Advisor, IETF.

Sub-IP Area Director, IETF.

Transport Area Director, IETF.

Chair, atoca, Authority-to-Citizen Alert. IETF working group, Real-time Applications and Infrastructure area.

Chair, ieprep, Internet Emergency Preparedness. IETF working group, Transport area. Concluded September 2007.

Chair, newtrk, New IETF Standards Track Discussion. IETF working group, General area. Concluded August 2006.

Chair, opsawg, Operations and Management Area Working Group. IETF working group, Operations and Management area.

Chair, pcn, Congestion and Pre-Congestion Notification. IETF working group, Transport area. Concluded July 2012.

Chair, tsvwg, Transport Area Working Group. IETF working group, Transport area.


[RFC 1242] Benchmarking Terminology for Network Interconnection Devices.

[RFC 1550] IP: Next Generation (IPng) White Paper Solicitation.

[RFC 1752] The Recommendation for the IP Next Generation Protocol.

[RFC 1923] RIPv1 Applicability Statement for Historic Status.

[RFC 1944] Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices.

[RFC 2026] The Internet Standards Process -- Revision 3.

[RFC 2028] The Organizations Involved in the IETF Standards Process.

[RFC 2057] Source Directed Access Control on the Internet.

[RFC 2119] Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels.

[RFC 2182] Selection and Operation of Secondary DNS Servers.

[RFC 2208] Resource ReSerVation Protocol (RSVP) Version 1 Applicability Statement. Some Guidelines on Deployment.

[RFC 2339] An Agreement Between the Internet Society, the IETF, and Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the matter of NFS V.4 Protocols.

[RFC 2357] IETF Criteria for Evaluating Reliable Multicast Transport and Application Protocols.

[RFC 2418] IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures.

[RFC 2436] Collaboration between ISOC/IETF and ITU-T.

[RFC 2438] Advancement of MIB specifications on the IETF Standards Track.

[RFC 2544] Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices.

[RFC 2551] The Roman Standards Process -- Revision III.

[RFC 2556] OSI connectionless transport services on top of UDP Applicability Statement for Historic Status.

[RFC 2690] A Proposal for an MOU-Based ICANN Protocol Support Organization.

[RFC 2691] A Memorandum of Understanding for an ICANN Protocol Support Organization.

[RFC 2780] IANA Allocation Guidelines For Values In the Internet Protocol and Related Headers.

[RFC 3093] Firewall Enhancement Protocol (FEP).

[RFC 3113] 3GPP-IETF Standardization Collaboration.

[RFC 3131] 3GPP2-IETF Standardization Collaboration.

[RFC 3233] Defining the IETF.

[RFC 3356] Internet Engineering Task Force and International Telecommunication Union - Telecommunications Standardization Sector Collaboration Guidelines.

[RFC 3427] Change Process for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP).

[RFC 3667] IETF Rights in Contributions.

[RFC 3668] Intellectual Property Rights in IETF Technology.

[RFC 3751] Omniscience Protocol Requirements.

[RFC 3978] IETF Rights in Contributions.

[RFC 3979] Intellectual Property Rights in IETF Technology.

[RFC 4053] Procedures for Handling Liaison Statements to and from the IETF.

[RFC 4748] RFC 3978 Update to Recognize the IETF Trust.

[RFC 4775] Procedures for Protocol Extensions and Variations.

[RFC 5237] IANA Allocation Guidelines for the Protocol Field.

[RFC 5241] Naming Rights in IETF Protocols.

[RFC 5378] Rights Contributors Provide to the IETF Trust.


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