Richard has been actively involved in Internet resource governance and education since the 1990s. His focus at the Internet Society is to advance and grow the Internet through the delivery of implementation-critical information for deployment of key Internet technologies.
Richard facilitated Internet advancement as a lead executive at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) over a thirteen year period. He directed registration activities, company operations, and several outreach initiatives during his years at ARIN. In his final years at ARIN, Richard led a high profile outreach campaign to raise Internet community awareness of IPv4 depletion and the critical need for IPv6 adoption.
Richard has communicated with thousands of companies about their adoption of new technologies and standards over the years.
Richard is based in Reston, United States