Born as Vinton Gray Cerf on June 23rd 1943, Vint Cerf is a computer scientist who is best known for being “the father of the Internet.” As a result of his extensive contributions, he has been constantly acknowledged, earning honors including the Turing Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Technology. Earlier in his career, he was appointed program manager of the United States DARPA (Department of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). There he funded various organizations in the development of TCP/IP technology. When the Web became a commercial opportunity, he transferred to MCI, where he worked on its first commercial email system that was connected to the Internet called MCI Mail.
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has a biography of Google.com vice president, Vinton Cerf.
As the chief Internet evangelist and VP of Google, Vint Cerf is responsible for recognizing new enabling applications on the Net.
IBiblio considers Vint Cerf, alongside Ted Nelson, Larry Roberts and Bob Metcalfe, as one of the pioneers of the Internet.
Apart from being Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist, Vint Cerf headed the ICANN and held high ranks at MCI Worldcom.
Vint Cerf, a former DARPA scientist at Stanford University, helped develop the TCP/IP Internet network protocol along with Robert Kahn.
ITU has a brief biography of Vinton Cerf, who earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics at Stanford University, and masters and PhD in Computer Science at UCLA.
In 2000, Vint Cerf was featured as Inventor of the Week at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
An account of the beginning of ARPANET and the Internet, which was written by “father of the Internet,” Vint Cerf.
Woodipoo has a compilation of various business quotes as said by award winning computer scientist Vint Cerf, one of the major contributors to the Internet.