Peter Sevcik


Peter Sevcik is the Founder and former President of NetForecast and is a leading network performance expert. An internet pioneer, Peter was among the first to measure and develop internet performance improvement techniques. He helped design more than 100 government, corporate, and commercial networks. In addition, Peter invented the Apdex performance reporting methodology, and has co-patented application response-time prediction and network congestion management algorithms.

Peter analyzes internet performance from multiple perspectives, including user experience, latency, bandwidth consumption, and traffic management. He is a neutral authority assessing the accuracy of internet performance claims.

Recently, he’s made significant contributions as a member of the following industry organizations:

  • Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) Latency Explained Technical Working Group
  • CSAIL/MIT Gigabit Broadband Measurement Workshop
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Measuring Broadband America Collaborative.

Previously, he was a member of ANSI and ISO public data network study groups and US delegate to ITU standards meetings where he helped guide the adoption of internet protocol principles.

He is a senior member of the IEEE and former editor of the ACM Computer Communications Review. He is a graduate of the College of Engineering at Villanova University and recipient of their Professional Achievement Award.