Brian Carpenter

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Brian E. Carpenter

Name: Brian E. Carpenter

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • British Internet engineer and former chair of the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).
  • Wrote software for process control systems at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).
  • Led the networking group at CERN (1985-1996).
  • Worked with Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau (inventors of the World Wide Web) while at CERN.
  • Worked on Internet Standards and Technology while at IBM.
  • Research interests are focused on Internet infrastructure issues including routing and addressing.

Significant publications

  • Network Geeks: How They Built the Internet (2013).

Honors and awards

  • Served as a Trustee of the Internet Society.

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