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Alissa Cooper is Vice President of Technology Standards and a Fellow at Cisco Systems. She is currently serving as IETF Chair. Previously, she served three years as an IETF Applications & Real-Time Area director and three years on the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). She also served as the chair of the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG).
Prior to joining Cisco, Alissa served as the Chief Computer Scientist at the Center for Democracy and Technology, where she was a leading public interest advocate and technologist on issues related to privacy, net neutrality, and technical standards.
Alissa holds a Ph.D. from the Oxford Internet Institute and MS and BS degrees in computer science from Stanford University. Her PhD thesis focused on a comparative analysis of regulation and market forces, and their impact on broadband traffic distribution in the US and UK.