2013 ADVISORY BOARD
We want to welcome this year’s distinguished international panel of Advisory Board members. The Advisory Board plays a critical role in selecting the inductees for the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame. The board is comprised of highly qualified experts from industry-related areas including computer scientists, software engineers, Internet developers, historians, executives, authors, researchers, analysts and journalists.
In THEIR own WORDS
The 1980s were a time of all-out enthusiasm on the part of brilliant computer-science researchers who saw amazing possibilities for changing the world. Larry Landweber brought them all together, setting off an explosion of synergy that resulted in the Internet we know today.
HISTORY in the MAKING
Our Internet Hall of Fame Timeline maps inductees’ defining moments in Internet history.
Inductee Charles Herzfeld (center, in white shirt) and other military researchers visit the Kwajalein Atoll. Processing the vast amounts of data generated by the Defense Department would help lead to the creation of ARPANET, the backbone of the Internet.