As my first The Now Economy post, I thought I’d introduce myself and what I do.

I just joined CommerceNet as a Fellow a couple weeks ago. Just before that I was working at OSAF as a development manager and standards architect. I’d been doing that job for about two years, and simultaneously chairing the IMAPEXT and CALSIFY working groups at the IETF, when I was chosen by the IETF’s Nominations Committee to serve as the Applications Area Director for a two year period. I’m interested in all the work going on in the Applications Area and I enjoy doing standards work which has so much leverage (even though it has a distant success horizon of deployed and useful implementations of new standards), so I was very happy to accept this position and enjoy doing it so far.

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