Lars Eggert

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Lars Eggert is Technical Director for Networking in NetApp’s Office of the CTO based near Helsinki, Finland. Lars is a senior networking technologist with deep expertise in areas such as architectures, system and protocol design, and virtualization. Based on his understanding of technology trends, he drives NetApp’s networking agenda by bridging the gap between academic research and product development through in-house R&D projects as well as university and industry collaborations; leading to product improvements, key IPR, open source contributions, directions for M&A and other funding decisions, and numerous academic publications and standards contributions. Lars has been leading Internet standardization as part of the steering group, architecture board and as working group chair of the IETF for over a decade, and has chaired the IRTF, the IETF’s research arm. He is a senior member of the ACM and the IEEE, and serves on the program and organization committees of academic conferences such as ACM SIGCOMM and IEEE Infocom, as well as other boards, such as ACM SIGCOMM’s Executive Committee and Industrial Advisory Board. Lars received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2003. Before joining NetApp in 2011, he was a Principal Scientist at Nokia and served on the corporation’s CTO and CEO Technology Councils of senior technology experts. From 2009-2014, Lars was an Adjunct Professor at Aalto University, Finland’s top technical university. From 2003-2006, he was a senior researcher at NEC Labs.

Roles

Chair of QUIC (quic) lars@eggert.org

RFCs

rfc3884 Sep 2004 Use of IPsec Transport Mode for Dynamic Routing
rfc4858 May 2007 Document Shepherding from Working Group Last Call to Publication
rfc5203 Apr 2008 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Registration Extension
rfc5204 Apr 2008 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Rendezvous Extension
rfc5207 Apr 2008 NAT and Firewall Traversal Issues of Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Communication
rfc5405 Nov 2008 Unicast UDP Usage Guidelines for Application Designers
rfc5482 Mar 2009 TCP User Timeout Option
rfc6247 May 2011 Moving the Undeployed TCP Extensions RFC 1072, RFC 1106, RFC 1110, RFC 1145, RFC 1146, RFC 1379, RFC 1644, and RFC 1693 to Historic Status
rfc6335 Aug 2011 Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Procedures for the Management of the Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number Registry
rfc6417 Nov 2011 How to Contribute Research Results to Internet Standardization
rfc6619 Jun 2012 Scalable Operation of Address Translators with Per-Interface Bindings
rfc6771 Oct 2012 Considerations for Having a Successful "Bar BOF" Side Meeting
rfc7295 Jul 2014 Report from the IAB/IRTF Workshop on Congestion Control for Interactive Real-Time Communication
rfc7805 Apr 2016 Moving Outdated TCP Extensions and TCP-Related Documents to Historic or Informational Status
rfc7827 Mar 2016 The Role of the IRTF Chair
rfc8003 Oct 2016 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Registration Extension
rfc8004 Oct 2016 Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Rendezvous Extension
rfc8085 Mar 2017 UDP Usage Guidelines
rfc8257 Oct 2017 Data Center TCP (DCTCP): TCP Congestion Control for Data Centers
rfc8312 Feb 2018 CUBIC for Fast Long-Distance Networks