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Teus Hagen

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Teus Hagen initiated the Dutch Unix User Group (NLUUG) and the European Unix User Group (EUUG, later called EURopen) and chaired it from 1980 to 1989. In that role, he started the European Unix Network (EUnet) in 1982 as the EUUG dial-up service. EUnet was the first public wide area network,...

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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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Kanchana Kanchanasut

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Dr. Kanchana Kanchanasut brought the Internet to Thailand and was actively involved in many Internet connectivity initiatives in other Southeast Asian countries, championing the idea of email, and later the Internet, in that region in the 1980s. She directs the Internet Education and Research...

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Haruhisa Ishida

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Posthumous Recipient Dr. Haruhisa Ishida introduced UNIX computing and the concept of internetworking to Japan. He served as the first Chair, and one of the founders, of ISOC’s Japan Chapter (ISOC-JP). At the early stages of the Internet, mainframe-derived network technologies like SNA and OSI...

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Glenn Ricart

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Glenn Ricart set up the first Internet Exchange point in 1988. Located in College Park, Maryland, it connected the original federal TCP/IP networks and the first U.S. commercial and non-commercial Internet networks. Later he helped extend that interconnection point to a Washington metropolitan area...

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Bob Metcalfe

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Dr. Bob M. Metcalfe received the United States National Medal of Technology in 2005 for "leadership in the invention, standardization, and commercialization of Ethernet."  He began pioneering the Internet in 1970 by building a high-speed network interface and protocol software between a packet...

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