David L. Black, Ph.D. is a Senior Technologist at EMC Corporation, a member of the SNIA (Storage Network Industry Association) Technical Council and the chair of a number of IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) Working Groups, including the IP Storage (ips) Working Group. In the latter role, he has overseen standardization of block storage over IP protocols (e.g., iSCSI, FCIP, iFCP). At EMC he contributes to technology and product strategy and serves as a consulting engineer to product groups across the company. Prior to EMC, Dr. Black performed operating systems research and development at the Research Institute of the Open Software Foundation (OSF), later part of The Open Group.

Dr. Black holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University along with an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the ACM and the IEEE Computer Society.


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