Saturday, June 05, 2010

Robert Kahn Receives the ITU World Telecommunication and Information Society Award 2010

Bob Kahn is President and CEO of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), and is a supporter of both UNESCO and Americans for UNESCO. His wife, Patrice Lyons is a member of the Board of Directors of AU.

The award states:
Mr Robert Kahn played a key pioneering role in the development of the Internet. He laid the foundations of the TCP/IP protocol architecture, which is a standard operating feature of the Internet. CNRI is a non-profit organization that focuses on the strategic development of network-based information technologies and Kahn has continued to nurture the evolution of the Internet, steering the development of new standards.
Congratulations Bob!

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