Advisory board
• John Perry Barlow
• Gordon Bell
• Maria Bezaitis
• Peter Cochrane
• Eric Haseltine
• Mike Hawley
Ken Hertz
• Krisztina Holly
• Alan Kay
• Len Kleinrock
• Doug Lenat
Ellen Levy
• Bob Lucky
• Nicholas Negroponte
David Reed
• Eben Upton

Dr. David Reed's research focuses on designs for societal-scale systems that manage, communicate, and manipulate information shared among people. Dr. Reed co-developed both the Internet design principle known as the "end-to-end argument" and Reed's Law, which describes the economics of group formation in networks. His work at TidalScale focuses on highly scalable data analytics platforms. Prior to joining TidalScale, David was a senior vice president and fellow at SAP Labs, focused on new approaches to exploiting enterprise-scale big data. At the MIT Media Lab, he led work on viral communications, exploring adaptive, scalable, evolving radio network architectures. David was also an HP Fellow at HP Labs. In 2005, he received the IP3 Award for his seminal work on Internet architecture. David has served on the Federal Communication Commission's Technological Advisory Council and other groups, advising the U.S. government on issues related to future communications technologies. He has consulted widely in the computer industry, has served as a senior research scientist at Interval Research Corporation, and was the vice president and chief scientist for Lotus Development Corporation. David was also the vice president of research and development and the chief scientist at Software Arts.
David Reed
Chief Scientist
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