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Richard Shockey is the Principal of Shockey Consulting LLC, a private firm advising telecommunications companies, technology suppliers, the investment community and national regulatory agencies on any number of issues related to Voice over IP, Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) Transition, Network Design and Architecture, Peering, Numbering and Signaling.

Mr. Shockey is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the SIP Forum, an IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology (RFC 3261). Among its activities are the development of industry recommendations such as SIPconnect for enterprise IP-PBX to service provider interconnection, the SIPit interoperability and testing events, various educational seminars, and the general promotion of SIP in the industry. Additional information concerning the SIP Forum may be found at www.sipforum.org.

Mr. Shockey was also a member of the Communications Security Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) of the United States Federal Communication Commission from 2011 to 2013 and has testified and filed before the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Canadian Radiotelevision and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) on various matters.

Mr. Shockey was a co-founder and long time co-chair of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) ENUM Work Group (RFC 6116) and an author of several IETF RFCs.

Mr. Shockey lives in Reston, Virginia, with his wife and two Dalmatian dogs.


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