Allison Mankin

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Allison Mankin is an Internet protocol lead and researcher based in the Washington DC area, and holds the position of Senior Director, Public DNS, at Salesforce. She has a long history in and around the IETF and IRTF, including serving as Nomcom Chair, Transport AD (most recently stepping down in 2006), and IPng AD. In the IRTF, she chaired the Reliable Multicast RG and then moved it to the IETF as the RMT WG. She has worked in a diverse set of industry, academic and government settings. Some of her positions prior to Salesforce were at Verisign, JHU Applied Physics Lab, the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Bell Labs, and USC/ISI. As a program director at the US NSF, Allison was a leader of the Future Internet Design (FIND) program, which initiated the funding of info-centric networking and also played an early role in software-defined networking.


rfc7766 Mar 2016 DNS Transport over TCP - Implementation Requirements
rfc7858 May 2016 Specification for DNS over Transport Layer Security (TLS)
rfc8023 Nov 2016 Report from the Workshop and Prize on Root Causes and Mitigation of Name Collisions

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