Biographies of the Internet Founders

Vint Cerf

Vinton G. Cerf has served as vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google since October 2005. In this role, he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies to support the development of advanced, Internet-based products and services from Google. He is also an active public face for Google in the Internet world. Cerf is the  Read More »

Robert Kahn

Robert E. Kahn is Chairman, CEO and President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), which he founded in 1986 after a thirteen year term at the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). CNRI was created as a not-for-profit organization to provide leadership and funding for research and development of the National  Read More »

Tim Berners-Lee

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 in Geneva, Switzerland. A graduate of Queen’s College at Oxford University, England, 1976, Tim built his first computer with a soldering iron, TTL gates, an M6800 processor and an old television. In 1989, while working at at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory in Geneva,  Read More »