The W3C has named Ralph Swick Acting Technology and Society Domain Leader directing the privacy, security and Semantic Web Activities.
Ralph has served as T&S Technical Director since 1997 and will continue those responsibilities as well. Ralph came to W3C from technical direction and architecture for the X Window System, and from Digital and MIT Project Athena where he engineered information filtering and computer-supported collaboration software.
Ralph is standing in as Domain Leader for Daniel J. Weitzner, who will turn most of his attention for nine months to Web privacy research at MIT/CSAIL. Read about T&S, W3C’s work at the intersection of Web technology and public policy, and about W3C.
To learn more about Ralph see www.w3.org/People/all#swick.