Lamb - Richard

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Richard Lamb has over 25 years of engineering, business, and policy experience in the Internet arena. Currently responsible for DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) efforts at ICANN, he was the technical and international policy architect for their DNSSEC root deployment. Prior to this he was director of global IT policy at US Department of State where he worked to bridge technology and policy in a wide range of issues, organizations and agencies.  Before this, he founded a number of networking and security startups the last being acquired by Microsoft. His years in the networking field have included implementation of a wide range of protocols from scratch including UUCP, MEP2, BiSync, SNA/SDLC, X.25, DECNET, Q.921/931, H.323, IPX, and TCP/IP. Rick received his doctorate from MIT.