John C. Mallery is the CTO of WFA Group LLC. Since 1980, he has been a researcher at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and its successor the Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in various capacities from graduate student to research scientist. He is also an Oxford Martin School Associate, a Senior Fellow at the Security and Defence Research Centre of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) in Paris, and an affiliate of the Digital Society Institute at the European School for Management Technology (ESMT) in Berlin.
During the 1990s, he was the principal architect and developer of the White House Electronic Publications System that served the Clinton Administration from 1992-2001. He created and fielded the first large-scale wide-area collaboration system for the Vice President’s 1994 Open Meeting on the National Performance Review with 4000 Federal workers, pioneered online survey research in 1992 leading up to hierarchical adaptive surveys in 1996, and implemented the first production HTTP 1.1 Web server and URN resolver.