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Jason Livingood

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 serves on the board of the IETF Administration LLC. He also has several patents and RFCs and currently serves on the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) 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, the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Committee, and other industry groups. He holds a M.B.A., concentrating in Technology Management, as well as a B.S. from Drexel University.

Full CV at Twitter @jlivingood he/him


Role Group Email
Chair IETF Administration LLC Board of Directors (llc-board)
Liaison Member Nominating Committee 2022/2023 (nomcom2022)
Member Legal consultation group (legal-consult)
Reviewer Internet of Things Directorate (iotdir)

RFCs (14)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 4769 Nov 2006 IANA Registration for an Enumservice Containing Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Signaling Information 2 RFCs
RFC 5278 Jul 2008 IANA Registration of Enumservices for Voice and Video Messaging 1 RFC
RFC 5526 Apr 2009 The E.164 to Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) Dynamic Delegation Discovery System (DDDS) Application for Infrastructure ENUM 1 RFC
RFC 5632 Sep 2009 Comcast's ISP Experiences in a Proactive Network Provider Participation for P2P (P4P) Technical Trial 4 RFCs
RFC 6057 Dec 2010 Comcast's Protocol-Agnostic Congestion Management System 3 RFCs
RFC 6108 Feb 2011 Comcast's Web Notification System Design 3 RFCs
RFC 6117 Mar 2011 IANA Registration of Enumservices: Guide, Template, and IANA Considerations 7 RFCs
RFC 6406 Nov 2011 Session PEERing for Multimedia INTerconnect (SPEERMINT) Architecture 3 RFCs
RFC 6561 Mar 2012 Recommendations for the Remediation of Bots in ISP Networks 3 RFCs
RFC 6589 Apr 2012 Considerations for Transitioning Content to IPv6 2 RFCs
RFC 7646 Sep 2015 Definition and Use of DNSSEC Negative Trust Anchors 2 RFCs
RFC 8711 Feb 2020 Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity, Version 2.0 9 RFCs
RFC 8712 Feb 2020 The IETF-ISOC Relationship 1 RFC
RFC 8713 Feb 2020 IAB, IESG, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees 8 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (1)

Expired Internet-Drafts (31)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity