Jason Livingood

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Jason Livingood serves as Vice President of Technology Policy & Standards at Comcast. As part of this role, he coordinates Comcast’s efforts to do things including (1) develop open standards such as at the IETF, (2) spur R&D such as via leading the Comcast Innovation Fund and engaging with universities around the world to conduct research of interest to Comcast, (3) apply research and standards to initiate new network and services’ concepts and (4) engage with governments, regulators and other external key stakeholders.

Jason joined Comcast in 1996 to help the company launch high-speed Internet services and has also been instrumental in the creation and launch of Comcast’s business class Internet services, Xfinity Voice, Xfinity Home, and Xfinity WiFi. He has held a wide range of roles in the company, including in architecture, engineering, operations, software development, DevOps, and product management.

Jason has several patents and IETF RFCs in his field, and currently serves on the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG), the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Committee (CSRIC-VI) Working Group 3 on Network Reliability and Security Risk Reduction, and in other industry technical working groups. He has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society, ICANN’s Security & Stability Advisory Committee, and other industry groups. He holds a M.B.A., concentrating in Technology Management, as well as a B.S. from Drexel University.


rfc4769 Nov 2006 IANA Registration for an Enumservice Containing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Signaling Information
rfc5278 Jul 2008 IANA Registration of Enumservices for Voice and Video Messaging
rfc5526 Apr 2009 The E.164 to Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Application for Infrastructure ENUM
rfc5632 Sep 2009 Comcast's ISP Experiences in a Proactive Network Provider Participation for P2P (P4P) Technical Trial
rfc6057 Dec 2010 Comcast's Protocol-Agnostic Congestion Management System
rfc6108 Feb 2011 Comcast's Web Notification System Design
rfc6117 Mar 2011 IANA Registration of Enumservices: Guide, Template, and IANA Considerations
rfc6406 Nov 2011 Session PEERing for Multimedia INTerconnect (SPEERMINT) Architecture
rfc6561 Mar 2012 Recommendations for the Remediation of Bots in ISP Networks
rfc6589 Apr 2012 Considerations for Transitioning Content to IPv6
rfc7646 Sep 2015 Definition and Use of DNSSEC Negative Trust Anchors