mark nottingham


Mark Nottingham has helped to define and develop the Web and the Internet since the late 90’s.

He has written, edited or substantially contributed to more than thirty IETF RFCs and W3C Recommendations about topics like HTTP, caching, linking, Web architecture, privacy and security. He also holds a Graduate Diploma of Communications Law from Melbourne Law School.

As Chair of the the HTTP Working Group since 2007, he has overseen the evolution of the foundational protocol of the Web, notably including HTTP/2. As Chair of the QUIC Working Group, he oversaw the creation of HTTP/3 and the evolution of Internet transport. He has also served in Internet governance bodies, including the W3C Board of Directors, the Internet Architecture Board, and the W3C Technical Architecture Group.

Currently, he’s Standards Lead at Cloudflare.

Mark lives in Prahran, Australia with Anitra, Charlie, and Bennet.