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Affiliation: Fellow, Cisco Systems, Chair, IETF IPv6 Operations Working Group, USA


Fred Baker has been involved in data communications since 1978 and the development of the Internet since the 1980 s. He participated in early development of IEEE 802.1d switching and IP routing. He has served as the Chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force, chaired several working groups, and written or edited numerous RFCs. He now chairs the IETF s IPv6 Operations Working Group, working with the operational community on IPv6 deployment issues. He also serves on the Architecture Committee of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) and contributes to the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG). At Cisco, he works with researchers within the company, and with university researchers outside, on various projects. He also advises management and technologists on technical direction.