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August 14, 2005
Robert Kahn
Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Chairman & CEO
Robert Kahn BIO:
Robert E. Kahn is Chairman & CEO for the Corporation for National Research Initiatives.

PREVIOUS:
· Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories
· Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at MIT
· Joined Bolt, Beranek and Newman, where he was responsible for the system design of the Arpanet
· Director of DARPA's Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO)

EDUCATION:
· M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University in 1962 and 1964 respectively
· B.E.E. from the City College of New York in 1960
· Honorary degrees from Princeton University, University of Pavia, ETH Zurich, University of Maryland, George Mason University, and the University of Central Florida
· Honorary fellowship from University College, London

COMMITTEES/BOARDS:
· Member of the National Academy of Engineering and a former member of its Computer Science and Technology Board
· A Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
· A Fellow of American Association for Artificial Intelligence
· A fellow of Association for Computing Machinery
· Former member of the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee
· A former member of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine and the President's Advisory Council on the National Information Infrastructure

OTHER:
· While Director of IPTO he initiated the United States government's Strategic Computing Program
· Co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocols and was responsible for originating DARPA's Internet Program
· Coined the term National Information Infrastructure (NII) in the mid 1980s which later became more widely known as the Information Super Highway
· Co-inventor of Knowbot programs, mobile software agents in the network environment

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Info: Robert Kahn discusses his involvement in the creation of the internet, its future and usage worldwide today.





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