David John Law

David John Law
David John Law

Biography

David John Law has inspired a rich culture of professionalism, transparency, and a drive to “go the extra mile” to ensure the quality of IEEE 802.3 Ethernet and other IEEE standards. His contributions share a central theme of demystifying standards and demonstrating the value of a rigorous standards development process. As chair of the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Working group, under Law’s leadership the breadth of the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet Standard has grown beyond enterprise and campus networks as he has worked to see important expansion of capabilities into new, diverse applications. Law has provided expert guidance to other standards efforts through his work with the IEEE-SA Standards Board, the IEEE Standards Education Committee, and the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee’s University Outreach Program.

An IEEE Senior member, Law is a distinguished technologist with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Oban, Argyll, Scotland.