Scott Bradner - resume

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

·         Senior Technology Consultant, Office of the CTO, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2012 to present. Exploring, developing and upgrading technology at Harvard, monitoring changing technology trends and exploring their potential for use at Harvard.  Current focus is on implementing cloud-based identity and access management applications.

·         University Technology Security Officer, Office of the CTO, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2011 to 2012.

·         University Technology Security Officer, Office of the CIO, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2008 to 2011.  Developed and maintained university IT security policies, assessed compliance with such policies, provided advice on IT security issues.

·         University Technology Security Officer, Office of the Assistant Provost for Information Systems, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2004 to 2008. Developed and maintained university IT security policies, assessed compliance with such policies, provided advice on IT security issues.

·         Senior Technical Consultant, Office of the Assistant Provost for Information Systems, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1996 to 2008. Assist Assistant Provost in ascertaining the implications of advanced technology on the University, served as a liaison to various University groups dealing with technology issues.

·         Senior Technical Consultant, Office for Information Technology (OIT), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1989 to 1996. Design data networks, install and operate production gateways, served as OIT liaison to external organizations, oversee installation of fiber infrastructure, develop network based applications, develop recommendations on security and privacy, document existing Harvard network and network support organization.

·         Founded and managed the Harvard Network Device Test Lab, 1988 to 1999.

·         Senior Technical Consultant, Psychology Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1975 to 1990. Managed computer facility consisting of UNIX computers, PCs and Macintosh computers, developed phototypesetting facility, designed and installed first Harvard campus data network and designed the Longwood Medical Area Network.

·         Computer Programmer, Psychology Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1966 to 1975. Co-developed real-time operating system and designed special hardware to support real-time research experiments.

·         Computer Programmer, Information International Incorporated, Cambridge, MA, 1964 to 1965.  Worked on film scanning systems.

·         Lab technician, Children's Hospital Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 1964.  
 

TEACHING

·         Instructor, Harvard University Extension School, from 1995 to the present.  Teaching classes in Technology, Security, Privacy, and the Realities of the Cyber World. Previously taught Advanced Topics in Data Networking Protocols and Network Architecture and Security, Privacy, and Usability, also at the Harvard University Extension School

·         Tutorial Instructor, Networld + Interop, from 1990 to 2001.  (Now known as Interop.)  Taught classes in multiprotocol enterprise and Internet service provider data networking.

·         Tutorial Instructor, IBM Corporation, from 1990 to 1995.  Taught classes in advanced TCP/IP data networking.

·         Senior Preceptor, Harvard University, 1982 to 1990.  Taught classes in the use of computers in psychology and supervised special projects in computer and networking electronics and in computer programming.
 

CONSULTING

Consultant on network design, management and security to educational institutions, Federal agencies, international telecommunications enterprises and commercial organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses, 1989 to present.  Served as an Expert Witness in the Communications Decency Act challenge in the U.S. Federal court and in a number of patent cases. 

 

PATENTS:

US Patent 4,799,262 - Speech Recognition (with Joel A. Feldman and William F. Ganong, III) 1989
 

AWARDS:

·         The Jonathan B. Postel Service Award from the Internet Society

·         The Petra T. Shattuck Excellence in Teaching Award from the Harvard University Extension School
 

ORGANIZATIONS

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

 

Internet Society (ISOC)

 

The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

 

IEEE Internet Computing

 

·         Editorial Board, (1999 to 2008).

 

Wiley Computer Publishing

 

Wiley Network Council, (1997 to 2000).  Technical editing for a number of books including: Internet Performance Survival Guide, by G. Huston; Converged Networks and Systems, by I. Faynberg; Network Services Investment Guide: Maximizing ROI in Uncertain Times, by M. Gaynor; Network Routing Basics: Understanding IP Routing in Cisco Systems, by J. Macfarlane; The NAT Handbook: Implementing and Managing Network Address Translation, by B. Dutcher; and WAN Survival Guide: Strategies for VPNs and Multiservice Networks, by H. Berkowitz

 

Corporation for Regional and Enterprise Networking, Inc. (CoREN)

 

New England Academic and Research Network (NEARnet)

 

Longwood Medical Area Network

 

Technical Advisory Boards

I have been on over two dozen technical advisory boards over the years. 

 

Member, ACM, IEEE, ISOC
 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Columns

 

Papers and Articles

 

Books

 

IETF RFCs and Internet Drafts

 

Talks  (some of the talks I've done over the years)

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