Eliot Christian

Key role in all-hazards, all-media Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) standard; conducted annual international CAP Implementation Workshops since 2006; developed CAP freeware and provided on-site, hands-on training (CAP Jump Starts); established the international Register of Alerting Authorities as a collaboration between World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU); developed Federation for Internet Alerts (FIA) Guidelines for disseminating CAP alerts via online advertising; known for promoting global, long-term, and open accessibility of data based on international standards; addressing policy as well as technology