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Vinton Cerf Ph.D.

National Medal of Technology and Innovation 1997

One of two Fathers of the Internet. TCP/IP protocols. Internet Architecture. Chief Internet Evangelist, Google. Interplanetary Internet. Living Legend.

"Brilliant, indescribably enthusiastic, humorous, happy, treats people extremely well. It would be nice to go to work every day and work with people like Vint Cerf." – R.V. Nagaveni, Founder, Ganga Library.

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The owners of proprietary networks saw Cerf as a foe. Cerf learned from a reliable source that Ken Olsen, the founder of Digital Equipment Corp., inquired at a meeting, "How do we kill TCP/IP?" - Source: Rich Karlgaard, Forbes Staff.

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Photo Courtesy Vinton Cerf. Painting Tim Tompkins - PaintHistory.com

Name: Vinton Gray Cerf
Birth: 23 June, 1943, New Haven, CT
Institution: Corporation for National Research Initiatives
Award: For creating and sustaining development of Internet Protocols and continuing to provide leadership in the emerging industry of Internet technology
Subject: Internet Technology
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Education: B.S. in Mathematics, Stanford University; M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science, UCLA. Van Nuys High School, CA
Ph.D. Advisor: Gerald Estrin
Dissertation: Multiprocessors, Semaphores, and a Graph Model of Computation (1972)