Bernard Aboba

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   [bernard-aboba Bernard Aboba]

Bernard Aboba is the Principal Architect, Lync Division at Microsoft.[1]

Career History

Previously Bernard was the Principal Architect, Windows Networking at Microsoft. He has also worked as a Group Program Manager at Microsoft, a Contract Programmer at Borland International and Senior Engineer at Failure Analysis. At RAND Corporation, he worked as an Engineer. Aboba was a member of the Internet Architecture Board from 2003 to 2007. He is also an IETF liaison to the IEEE, and co-chairs the IETF AAA and EAP Working Groups. In 2000 he chaired the IETF Nomcom.[2] He was again selected as an IAB member in 2010. He founded the MSN Internet Access business in 1994.[3] He is a founding board member at UCI Forum.[4]


He received the Microsoft Career Achievement Award in 2002.[5]


Read his articles here and here


Aboba holds a BA from Harvard College. He also hold MS and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University, and did his MBA at UC Berkeley.[6]