D.R. Evans is a well-known independent consultant and president of D.R. Evans Consulting, Inc. As a member of several PacketCable technical focus teams on behalf of Lucent Cable Communications, Inc., and SecureCable, Inc., he made important contributions to the PacketCable specifications. Prior to becoming involved with PacketCable, he worked as a co-investigator on NASA's Voyager mission to the outer planets. In addition, he has written four novels.