Joint SCS/Google Distinguished Lecture

Distinguished Lecture Series
Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
Reinventing the Internet
Friday, November 18, 2011 - 12:30pm
4401, Rashid Auditorium 
Gates Hillman Complex
Abstract:

Things I would do differently or would add to the Internet agenda if I were starting all over again.

Speaker Bio:

Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google. Cerf served as a senior vice president of MCI from 1994-2005.

Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet,", Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He received the U.S. National Medal of Technology in 1997 and the 2004 ACM Alan M. Turing award. In November 2005, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Vint Cerf served as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) from 2000-2007 and was founding president of the Internet Society. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, and American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the International Engineering Consortium, the Computer History Museum and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is an honorary Freeman of the City of London.

Cerf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Stanford University and Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from UCLA.

For More Information, Please Contact:

Catherine Copetas, copetas [atsymbol] cs.cmu.edu