W3C, W3C Fellow, UK
Dr. Raggett is the W3C Staff contact for the System Applications Working Group, and Near Field Communications Working Group. He has been closely involved with the development of Web standards since 1992, contributing to work on HTML, HTTP, MathML, XForms, voice and multimodal interaction, ubiquitous web applications, financial data, web payments, privacy and identity.
Dave is currently involved in three European FP7 research projects: HTML5Apps, MediaScape, and COMPOSE, which respectively focus on Web application APIs, the Web and TV, and the Web of Things. In addition to work on standards, he is a keen programmer as a practical way to explore new ideas. He was educated in England and obtained his doctorate from the University of Oxford, and is a visiting professor at the University of the West of England.