David Meyer

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Email: dmm [at] 1-4-5.net

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David Meyer is the Director of Advanced Network Technology Center and the Chair of NANOG Program Committee. He also works at the ATIS IPv6 Task Force and is an architect at Oregon Exchange.[1]

He is a Director in the Advanced Research and Technologies Group at Cisco Systems.[2][3]

Career History

Mr. Meyer has been working since early 80's and has held several postions including the following:

  • IAB Liaison to the IESG, (2005/2007)
  • IAB Liaison to the NOMCOM, (2005/2006)[4]
  • Technical Advisor, Site Multihoming by IPv6 Intermediation (shim6) Working Group, (2005-2006)
  • Chair, ITU-T FGNGN WG 7 (Future Packet Bearer Networks), (2004-2005)
  • Director, Internet Technologies, Cisco Systems (2004-2009)[5]
  • Director, Business Development, Cisco Systems (2003-2004)
  • Senior Scientist/Chief Technologist, Sprint (2001-2003)[6]
  • Software Engineer, Cisco Systems (2000-2001)
  • Technical Lead, Office of the CSO, Cisco Systems (1999-2000)
  • Software Engineer, Cisco Systems (1998-2000)
  • Network Architect, Lane Education Network (LEN)[7]
  • Network Architect, Office of University Computing, University of Oregon, (1989-1998).[8]
  • Senior Network Engineer, Office of University Computing, University of Oregon, (1989-1996).
  • Senior Software Engineer, Tektronix, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon (1984-1985).
  • Consultant, TGN Consulting, (1991-1995).
  • Unix network programming, local, campus, and wide area network consultant.Instructor/Consultant, University of Oregon Continuation Center, (1991-1995).
  • Systems Programmer/Administrator, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon, Eugene (1983 - 1984)[9]


He is currently the memeber of the following groups

  • Addressing Directorate (IETF)
  • Routing Directorate (IETF)
  • IPv6 Directorate (IETF)
  • IESG Process and Tools (PROTO) Team
  • President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Next Generation Task Force (NGNTF)
  • Operations and Management Directorate (IETF)
  • IRTF Routing Research Working Group. He is also the Chair of MBONE Deployment Working Group (IETF)

He has also served as

  • Co-chair, Session PEERing for Multimedia INTerconnect (speermint) (IETF), (2006-2008)[10]
  • Member, IAB (2005-2007)[11]
  • Chair, Global Routing Operations Working Group (IETF), (2000-2006)
  • Chair, Domain Name Server Operations (IETF), (2002-2005)
  • Chair, MSDP Working Group (IETF), (Closed 01.14.2004)
  • Member, NANOG Program Committee, (1998 - 2005)
  • Member, NANOG Program Committee, (2008 - 2010)
  • Chair, IP Multicast Directorate (IETF), (2000-2001)
  • Co-Chair, Routing Policy System Working Group (IETF) (1998)
  • Chair, Internet2 Multicast Working Group, (1998)
  • Network Architect, State of Oregon, (1993 - 1998).[12]


Mr. Meyer has contributed to Several RFCs and has written multiple articles on IT related topics:


He is an active speaker at Internet and IT related Conferences and Workshops:


  • B.S. in Biology, 1981
  • M.S. in Computer and Information Science, 1984
  • Tektronix Research Fellow, 1986-1987