Richard Lamb

Richard Lamb has over 25 years of engineering, business, and policy experience in the Internet arena.

Currently responsible for DNSSEC efforts at ICANN, he was the technical and policy architect for their DNSSEC root deployment. Prior to this he was Director of Global IT policy at US Department of State where he focused on helping policy makers understand various technologies. Before this, he founded a number of small networking startups the last 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 in 1987.