Dr Vinton Cerf,
“Broadband opens up a wide range of applications that are not
feasible at lower data rates. These range from entertainment and
interactive games, to work from home, remote medicine and
Vinton G. Cerf is Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He
has previously served at MCI; the Corporation for National Research Initiatives;
the United States Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
(DARPA), and as a member of the faculty at Stanford University, United States.
Vinton Cerf co-invented the architecture and basic protocols of the Internet.
He has received the US National Medal of Technology, the ACM Turing Award, the
US Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Japan Prize.
He served as chairman of the board of ICANN and as founding president of the
Internet Soc iety. He is a Fellow of the IEEE; ACM; the American Association for
the Advancement of Science; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; the
International Engineering Consortium; the Computer History Museum; the National
Academy of Engineering, and the American Philosophical Society.
Vinton Cerf holds a BSc degree from Stanford University, and MSc and PhD.
degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received
eighteen honorary degrees.