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Adam Roach

Adam Roach has worked in the IETF since 1998 as a key contributor to to real-time communication technologies, and served as an Area Director for the Applications and Real-Time (ART) area of the IETF from 2017 through 2020. He has authored 21 RFCs, including RFC 3265, which forms the basis of numerous core features of the SIP protocol. He has previously served as a chair for the XCON, SIPCORE, and NETVC working groups. Adam has also contributed to work in 3GPP and W3C.

Adam is currently a Principal Engineer at Caffeine. Prior to joining Caffeine, Adam worked at Mozilla to implement and standardize WebRTC, served as a member of Tekelec's CTO Team, and was a partner at Estacado Systems.


Role Group Email
Liaison Contact Session Initiation Protocol Core (sipcore)

RFCs (23)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 3265 Jul 2002 Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-Specific Event Notification 83 RFCs
RFC 3266 Jul 2002 Support for IPv6 in Session Description Protocol (SDP) 3 RFCs
RFC 3398 Dec 2002 Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) User Part (ISUP) to Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Mapping 10 RFCs
RFC 3485 Mar 2003 The Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Session Description Protocol (SDP) Static Dictionary for Signaling Compression (SigComp) 5 RFCs
RFC 3578 Aug 2003 Mapping of Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) User Part (ISUP) Overlap Signalling to the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) 3 RFCs
RFC 4077 May 2005 A Negative Acknowledgement Mechanism for Signaling Compression 3 RFCs
RFC 4662 Aug 2006 A Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Event Notification Extension for Resource Lists 16 RFCs
RFC 4896 Jun 2007 Signaling Compression (SigComp) Corrections and Clarifications 2 RFCs
RFC 4976 Sep 2007 Relay Extensions for the Message Sessions Relay Protocol (MSRP) 12 RFCs
RFC 5363 Oct 2008 Framework and Security Considerations for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) URI-List Services 10 RFCs
RFC 5367 Oct 2008 Subscriptions to Request-Contained Resource Lists in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) 6 RFCs
RFC 5989 Oct 2010 A SIP Event Package for Subscribing to Changes to an HTTP Resource 2 RFCs
RFC 6140 Mar 2011 Registration for Multiple Phone Numbers in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) 1 RFC
RFC 6544 Mar 2012 TCP Candidates with Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE) 11 RFCs
RFC 6665 Jul 2012 SIP-Specific Event Notification 16 RFCs
RFC 6873 Feb 2013 Format for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Common Log Format (CLF) 4 RFCs
RFC 6878 Mar 2013 IANA Registry for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) "Priority" Header Field 1 RFC
RFC 7621 Aug 2015 A Clarification on the Use of Globally Routable User Agent URIs (GRUUs) in the SIP Event Notification Framework
RFC 7647 Sep 2015 Clarifications for the Use of REFER with RFC 6665 2 RFCs
RFC 7742 Mar 2016 WebRTC Video Processing and Codec Requirements 6 RFCs
RFC 8723 Apr 2020 Double Encryption Procedures for the Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (SRTP) 5 RFCs
RFC 8851 Jan 2021 RTP Payload Format Restrictions 3 RFCs
RFC 8852 Jan 2021 RTP Stream Identifier Source Description (SDES) 5 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (0)

Adam has no active Internet-Drafts as of 2024-02-24.

Expired Internet-Drafts (53)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity