Biography of Karl Auerbach,
Chief Technology Officer, InterWorking Labs
Mr. Auerbach is Chief Technology Officer at InterWorkingLabs
in Scotts Valley, California.
Mr. Auerbach is the former North American
publicly elected member of the Board of Directors
of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers.
Karl Auerbach was formerly a senior researcher
in the Advanced Internet Architecture group in the
Office of the Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco
In addition to his technical work, Mr. Auerbach
has been an attorney in California since 1978. He
is a member of the Intellectual Property Section
of he California State Bar.
Mr. Auerbach has been named as a Yuen Fellow of
Law and Technology at the California Institute of
Technology and Loyola of Los Angeles Law School.
He has also received the Norbert Wiener Award from
the Computer Professionals for Social
Mr. Auerbach has been working on Internet
technology since the early 1970's. He has been a
long-time member of the Internet Engineering Task
Mr. Auerbach founded both Epilogue Technology
Corporation and Empirical Tools and Technologies,
Inc. He has been closely involved with several
He is the co-founder of the Boston Working
Group and has been involved in the issue of
Internet governance for several years.
Mr. Auerbach is helping to create a an open
voting system. (http://www.openvotingconsortium.org)
In his spare time he's does backstage work with
a professional theatre company and also is helping
to restore a 1923 mainline steam locomotive. His
home page is at http://www.cavebear.com
and he maintains a blog at http://www.cavebear.com/cbblog