David Clark

David Clark has been leading the development of the Internet since the mid-1970s. From 1981 to 1989, he acted as chief protocol architect in this development, and chaired the Internet Activities Board. His recent activities include extensions to the Internet to support real-time traffic, explicit allocation of service, pricing and related economic issues, and policy issues surrounding local loop employment. His new activities focus on the architecture of the Internet in the post-PC era. He is former chairman of the Computer Science and Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council.