NomCom 2018

Questionnaires

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Internet Architecture Board (IAB) Member

Questionnaire for IAB Nominees
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Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IAB.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For IAB nominees, this means that they will be shared with the Nomcom and the
ISOC Board of Trustees.

NOTE that there is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR CONFIRMING
BODY. In the case of the IAB, if you are chosen as a candidate for the
position, the confirming body is the ISOC Board. The section labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY will not be provided to the ISOC Board during the
confirmation process. You may tell NOMCOM things that you wish not to be
shared with the ISOC Board in the NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY section. It will be
kept absolutely confidential by the nominating committee.

Thank you!

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NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IAB Member position that can be
found by clicking on the "IAB Member" tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page
found at the following url:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

Please add any information you wish to share in addition to your
resume (if you include one).

2.1 Tell us about your current work as well as your educational,
professional, and research background.

What major professional roles do you have in addition
to your position with your primary affiliation?

2.2 What experience have you had related to Internet architecture,
including research and technology strengths?

What is your ongoing connection to the research and development community?
How would you go about organizing an IAB Technical Plenary?

2.3 Tell us about your IETF and/or IRTF work experience in technical
leadership roles (for example, WG/RG/BoF chair, IAB/IESG/IAOC, directorate,
etc.).

2.4 Intercultural Skills
People from many different cultures and backgrounds participate
in the IETF. What is your experience in working in such environments?

2.5 Please indicate if you have experience being a board member for a
volunteer organization or a commercial organization.

Please share some of the key skills and insights you gained from your
experience(s).

2.6. TIME COMMITMENT

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IAB is detailed in the
job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IAB tasks such as to
follow the IAB, IRTF and IETF discussions on a regular basis?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a standards body
and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the IETF's
effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as a
standards body? What is the IAB's role to assist in the improvements?

3.4 How will you promote the work and output of the IETF to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

3.5 What are your views of developing the skills and talent of others so that
there is a pipeline into the IAB and into the leadership roles within the
IAB (IAB Chair, directors of programs, etc)?

4. IAB

4.1 The IAB drives liaison activities, what role do you see the IETF taking
in the current Internet ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key
SDOs and consortia that IETF should strongly cooperate with? How this
cooperation should look like? How should it react to changes?

4.2 What is your understanding of "architecture" when referring to IETF work?
How is it different from protocol work? What is the role and utility of
architecture in IETF activities? What areas of Internet architecture need
improvement and how should that be achieved?

4.3 What vision do you have for the IETF and open source working well
together? What are the steps to get there?

4.4 IETF technology exists in the context of a public good, business,
politics, and Internet governance. How will you pull from different
communities to shape successful IETF technology?

4.5 Looking at the summary of desired expertise for IAB positions describe
how your skill set matches, what will you need to work on?

5. MANAGEMENT AND SOFT SKILLS

5.1 How do you use analysis, planning and inter-personal skills in working
with others?

5.2 What are your personal strengths in general that would allow you to
contribute to the communications and management aspects of serving on the
IAB?

5.3 How do you view conflicts over how to do something versus relationship
conflict? What do you do to resolve task conflicts or relationship
conflicts?

5.4 What type of interaction would you expect to have with other IAB
members on joint projects such as the IAB programs? What do you expect
from yourself and from other members on a team?

5.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

6. OTHER PARTS OF THE INTERNET ECOSYSTEM

6.1 What is your view of the IRTF's role with respect to the IETF, IAB and
the Internet?

6.2. INTERNET GOVERNANCE
Please describe your experience (if any) with Internet Governance issues.
Please describe Internet Governance issues for which you think the IAB
should have a position during your term.

6.3. APPEALS
How should IETF leadership approach the dispute resolution/appeal?

7. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If there is additional information you think the committee should have in
order to come to a decision, please add it here.

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8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY
Is there any information you wish to share with the Nominating Committee that
you do not wish to have shared with the ISOC Board? This may include
additional details about employment or work time issues. It may include
opinions or comments about individuals on the various bodies involved in
leading the IETF activities. It may include opinions about the direction of
working groups, areas, or leadership bodies. These comments may also include
elaborations on any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you
would like to mention that you do not want shared with the ISOC Board.

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LLC Board Member Questionnaire

Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 31, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee (NomCom)
with information to help select among nominees for the LLC Board.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the LLC Board, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IESG.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish
to provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

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Overview of the IETF Administration LLC:
The IETF Administration LLC has been created to house the administration
of the IETF. Detailed information about the LLC and the interim LLC board
can be found at https://www.ietf.org/llc/ and
https://www.ietf.org/about/groups/llc-board/ respectively.

The IETF Administration LLC ("IETF LLC") provides a corporate legal
framework for facilitating current and future activities related to the
Internet Engineering Task Force as well as its sister organizations, the
Internet Architecture Board ("IAB") and the Internet Research Task Force
("IRTF"). IETF LLC exists to provide administrative support to these
organizations. Its responsibilities are:
* Operations.
IETF LLC is responsible for supporting the ongoing operations of the
IETF, including the development and publication of open Internet standards,
holding meetings and non-meeting operations.
* Finances.
IETF LLC is responsible for managing the IETF's finances and budget.
* Fundraising. IETF LLC is responsible for raising money on behalf of
the IETF.
* Compliance.
IETF LLC is responsible for establishing and enforcing policies to
ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.

Desired expertise can be found at:
* https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/#llc-board-director

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
* Name:
* Affiliation:
* Email(s):
* Phone(s):
* Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
* Other contact information:
* URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the
form. Please do not use attachments to your email.

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

NOTE: If any of this information is already included in your resume, please
simply point to the relevant section of your resume.

2.1 Please describe the your prior experience:
* Board Experience
* What positions have you held on non-profit boards?
* What positions have you held on other boards?
* What board committees have you chaired or participated in?
* What is your experience in financial management and budgeting on a
seven-figure scale?
* What is your experience developing Board bylaws or policies?
* Legal
* Describe your strategy on working with legal counsel to address
contracts and organization-related legal and compliance issues?
* Describe your experience with Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright,
Software Licensing Regimes, Bi-lateral/multi-lateral collaboration
agreements. Experience managing those roles is also of interest.
* HR
* What is your experience in Executive management, compensation, and
performance review?
* Ecosystem
* What is your IETF experience or connection to the IETF?
* What connections or resources do you have to offer
and are willing to use on the behalf of the organization?
* Describe your experience with Regulatory bodies and provide your
thoughts on how that experience will be applicable for the IETF LLC.
* What other oversight skills or expertise do you have that will be
applicable to the LLC board position?

2.2 People Skills:
* Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts (tasks conflict
or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction. Please
elaborate on which interpersonal skills are necessary to work within a
geographically distributed team.
* Please comment on your approach to promoting diversity, inclusiveness,
and working with geographically diverse colleagues and populations.

2.3 Talent Acquisition:
One of the duties will be hiring and supervising an Executive Director for
the IETF LLC.
* Please provide a summary of the characteristics you look for in an
Executive Director.
* What experience do you have in hiring?
* How would you go about conducting the search?
* What experience do you have in supervising and/or advising Senior
management?

3. Mission

3.1 What is the role of the LLC Board in supporting the IETF mission?

3.2 What specific steps need to be addressed in the first three
years of the IETF LLC? Future Years?

3.3 What actions should the board take to foster diversity and inclusion?

4. Board Activities

4.1 How do you think the LLC Board should be structured?

4.2 What are the important metrics to gauge LLC success?
* What is the Board's role in ensuring this success?

4.3 What policies and procedures do you think need to be developed by
the LLC Board? Over what period of time?

4.4 What is your opinion on transparency of the LLC Board?

4.5 What areas or issues do you want to focus on as an LLC Board Member?

4.6 Are you willing to serve as Board chair?
* Provide examples and details of experience chairing a Board.

4.7 Describe best practices to ensure the Board fulfills its fiduciary
responsibilities.

4.8 What is your view on the IETF Trust, and its relationship to the LLC Board?

5. Oversight

5.1 How does being a Board Member differ from being staff or an executive?

5.2 What role should Board Members play in overseeing LLC operations?

5.3 What traditional board roles are outside the scope of the LLC board?

6. Fund-raising

6.1 Describe your experience in fund-raising and provide your thoughts on
building a sustainable funding model for the IETF LLC.

6.2 Describe what are the key differences in fund-raising in the
profit/industrial sector vs fund-raising in the non-profit sector.

6.2 What is your view on the IETF Endowment?

7. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

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8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IESG?

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Questionnaires for IESG nominees are found under the relevant tab for each specific Area.

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IETF Chair Questionnaire
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Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IETF Chair.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IETF Chair, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IETF Chair position that can be
found by clicking on the "IETF Chair (Gen AD)" tab on the NomCom 2018
expertise page found at the following url:
​https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 The IETF’s mission is the make the Internet work better. What does that
mean to you and how will you facilitate it?

3.2 Describe why the IETF is relevant to the standards ecosystem.

3.3 How are open source communities relevant?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IETF Chair

4.1 IETF Chair is a full-time job. Do you have funding or corporate support
to enable such a commitment?

4.2 What is the most effective feature of the IESG?

4.3 What is the least effective feature and what will you do to change it?

4.4 Describe how you approach team building in a diverse volunteer
organization. How do you encourage diversity?

4.5 What is your vision for the IETF strategy for the next 5 and 10 years?
What are concrete steps to make that happen?

4.6 How will you promote the work and output of the IETF to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

4.7 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

4.8 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

4.9 Provide your strategy and concrete actions you plan to take to achieve a
more diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions?

5. IAB Role

5.1 What is your understanding of "architecture" when referring to IETF work?
How is it different from protocol work? What is the role and utility of
architecture in IETF activities? What areas of Internet architecture need
improvement and how should that be achieved?

5.2 What vision do you have for the IETF and open source working well
together? What are the steps to get there?

5.3 IETF technology exists in the context of a public good, business,
politics, and Internet governance. How will you pull from different
communities to shape successful IETF technology?

5.4 As IETF Chair, understanding the standards ecosystem is important.
What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet ecosystems and
standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that IETF should
strongly cooperate with?

6. IESG Role

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 IESG Area Directors have to deal with DISCUSS Ballots. As IETF Chair how
will you deal with conflicts or competing agendas related to DISCUSS
disposition?

7. LLC Board Role

NOTE: The IESG appoints one LLC Board Director. The "Proposed Structure of
the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA), Version 2.0" Internet-Draft
states that the IETF Chair (or delegate) will be appointed to one of the LLC
Board Director seats. Regardless whether the IETF Chair is appointed an LLC
Board Director, the IETF Chair will have close interaction with the LLC
Board. To help provide focus, please answer the following questions with the
assumption that the IETF Chair will be appointed to the LLC Board.

7.1 Describe your experience in fund-raising (have you ever helped or lead a
fund raising process)? What is your experience interacting with CxO level
people related to non-profit funding requests?

7.2 Provide your thoughts on building a sustainable funding model for the
IETF LLC.

7.3 Describe your strategy for providing a business rationale for funding the
work of the IETF. How do you explain the importance of IETF work to people
who are in-charge of funding non-profits?

7.4 Describe your strategy on working with legal counsel to address
organization-related legal and compliance issues.

8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

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9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

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IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
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Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

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10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

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IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
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Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

=============================================================================

=============================================================================
IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
=============================================================================

Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

=============================================================================

=============================================================================
IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
=============================================================================

Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

=============================================================================

=============================================================================
IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
=============================================================================

Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

=============================================================================

NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

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10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

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IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position (not IETF Chair)
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Please return to nomcom-18@ietf.org no later than October 5, 2018, 23:59 UTC.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column pre-wrapped
ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the NomCom and with the
confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not be
shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely confidential by
the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered block, you may wish to
provide a single answer that responds to that range of questions.

Thank you!

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NOTE: Before providing answers to this questionnaire, please take into
consideration the desired expertise for the IESG Area Director position you
are nominated for. The expertise page for the position can be found by
clicking on the relevant tab on the NomCom 2018 expertise page found at the
following url: https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2018/expertise/

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they may be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

2.2 Please indicate if you have experience being on a Senior Management
team for a volunteer organization or a commercial organization. Please share
some of key skills and insights you gained from this experience?

2.3 Soft Skills: Please comment on your soft skills relating to conflicts
(tasks conflict or relationship conflicts), team work, and task interaction.

2.4 Describe your greatest strengths (and how your strengths will be applied
to your work as chair. Describe your greatest flaws and how you will work to
overcome them.

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

3.4 How do you think the IESG should select and grow new work in the
IETF? This should include BOFs, new Working groups, and remote participation
in IETF. Please include any new ideas you have for growing new work in the
IETF.

4. IESG Overall

4.1 Area Director can be a full-time job. What are your expectations for the
amount of time you will spend full-filling the requirements of the role? Do
you have funding or corporate support to enable your maximum attention to the
Area Director role?

4.2 Describe a high-functioning IESG. What can an Area Director specifically
do to increase the efficiency of the IESG? If there is dysfunction, what
will you do to address the issues?

4.3 Provide examples and rationale of the AD-related functions that can be
delegated and those that cannot.

4.4 What are your thoughts about process? How will you handle being the
champion of the IETF process?

4.5 Provide your thoughts on fostering an environment that leads to a more
diverse IETF, in terms of gender, geography, and employer diversity
(among others)? How would you apply this to leadership positions? What
support would you provide to IETF leadership to realize the diversity goal?

5. Area Specific

5.1 What do you see as the most critical work in your area? What is the least
useful?

5.2 How will you promote the work and output of your IETF area to:
(1) the IETF community
(2) Industry
(3) other SDOs (which SDOs?),
(4) Consortia/Alliances? (which ones in particular are important?)
(5) Academia

5.3 Specific to your area, understanding the standards ecosystem is
important. What role do you see the IETF taking in the current Internet
ecosystems and standards bodies? Which are the key SDOs and consortia that
IETF should strongly cooperate with specifically related to your area? When
new work is being considered, how do you ensure there is no duplicate work
on-going in the standards community?

5.4 For technical work you are involved in, if you are selected as AD, how
will you handle it going in a different technical direction than you
think correct or losing energy and failing to make progress?}

5.5 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.6 Describe the important emerging technologies in your area. What will be
important in mid (3-5 years) and long (> 5 years). How will you ensure your
Area is ready for the change?

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADs

6.1 Describe strategies you have used in the past to coordinate work among
different stakeholders, and how would you apply that knowledge/skill set to
working with other Area Directors?

6.2 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another
area? How would you like to see the process for resolving that? If another
AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you like to see the
process for resolving that?

6.3 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF area to manage the meeting
time well?

7.4 How would you deal with two co-chairs who have a relationship conflict
or who are having a conflict over the way to do the WG tasks?

7.5 If the job of somebody engaged in non-management work in an organization
is described as producing the products of the organization or his department
with the desired quality, how would you describe the job of a manager?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
NomCom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

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10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

END OF SECTION: NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

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No slots are being filled for IAOC, so no questionnaire.