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Dan York

Dan York

Director, Web Strategy & Project Lead, Open Standards Everywhere

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Dan is a strong advocate for the open Internet focused on helping people understand the changes going on all around us within communication technology and practices. Dan serves the Internet Society as the Director of Web Strategy for the Strategic Communications Team, focusing on the Internet Society's content and strategy across all the organization's web sites. Starting in 2020, Dan is the Project Leader for the Open Standards Everywhere (OSE) project. Dan is also active within the DNS and real-time communications areas of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

Since the mid-1980's Dan has been working with online communication technologies and helping businesses and organizations understand how to use and participate in those new media. An author of multiple books on networking, security, IPv6 and Linux, Dan is a dynamic and engaging speaker who frequently presents at industry conferences and events and has been blogging and writing online for over 11 years. His most recent books are "Migrating Applications to IPv6" and "The Seven Deadliest Unified Communications Attacks". Previously Dan worked for Voxeo Corporation heading up the company's communication through both traditional and new/social media. Prior to that, Dan served in the Office of the CTO for both Voxeo and before that Mitel focused on analyzing/evaluating emerging technology, participating in industry standards bodies and addressing VoIP security issues.

A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Dan speaks English and German and when not in front of the keyboard can usually be found engaging in outdoor activities or participating in the sport of curling, an addiction he picked up during 5 years of living in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. More information about Dan can be found at danyork.me.

Dan is based in Shelburne, Vermont, United States.

Image credit: © Jordi Ruiz Cirera/Panos

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