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Qiheng Hu

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Madam Hu led the National Computing and Networking Facility of China (NCFC) project team that brought the Internet to mainland China. In 1994, as Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, she visited the National Science Foundation for talks that led to a consensus to set up the first...

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Nii Quaynor

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Dr. Nii Quaynor pioneered Internet development and expansion throughout Africa for nearly two decades, establishing some of Africa's first Internet connections and helping set up key organizations, including the African Network Operators Group. He also was the founding chairman of AfriNIC, the...

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Jun Murai

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Dr. Jun Murai is known as the ‘father of the Internet in Japan,’ and, outside of Japan, has also been called the 'Internet samurai.’ In 1984, he developed the Japan University UNIX Network (JUNET), the first-ever inter-university network in that nation. In 1988, he founded the Widely Integrated...

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Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder

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Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder has been an innovator in the implementation of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), which enables users to be sure they are visiting a legitimate website. Since 1999, when the protocol was introduced, she has spurred the development of both its technology...

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John Klensin

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Mr. Klensin was involved in the early procedural and definitional work for DNS administration and top-level domain definitions and was part of the committee that worked out the transition of DNS-related responsibilities between USC-ISI and what became ICANN. In 1992, he and Randy Bush created the...

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Steve Crocker

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Dr. Crocker is CEO and co-founder of Shinkuro, Inc., a start-up company focused on dynamic sharing of information across the Internet and the deployment of improved security protocols. Dr. Crocker has been involved in the Internet since its inception. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, while he was...

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Vint Cerf

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Widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. In December 1997, President Bill Clinton presented the U.S. National Medal of Technology to Cerf and his colleague, Robert E. Kahn, for founding and developing the...

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Larry Landweber

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Dr. Landweber's first networking project in 1977, TheoryNet, involved an email system for theoretical computer scientists. In 1979, he proposed and later led the establishment of the CSNET (Computer Science Network) project. The goal of CSNET was to build a network for all US university and...

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Randy Bush

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Randy Bush is founder of the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), http://www.nsrc.org/, an NSF-supported pro bono effort to help develop and deploy networking technology in projects throughout the...

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