Tune into this thought-provoking conversation with Vint Cerf—Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and a regular guest on the podcast. Widely known as 'a father of the internet' Vint, with Bob Kahn, designed TCP/IP and the basic architecture of the Internet. Vint is one of the leading architects of today's information-driven infrastructure. As Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms for the company. Few people, if any, are more tapped into the future of technology than Vint Cerf.
In 1997, President Clinton recognized Vint and Bob Kahn's work with the U.S. National Medal of Technology. In 2005, Vint and Bob received the highest civilian honor bestowed in the U.S., the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It recognizes the fact that their work on the software code used to transmit data across the Internet has put them "at the forefront of a digital revolution that has transformed global commerce, communication, and entertainment."
As you've probably guessed, Vint has not rested on his laurels. Since then he has served in a series of important leadership positions both in industry and government (DARPA). Since 2000, Vint has served as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and has been a Visiting Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1998, where he was busy developing the latest "Interstellar" version of TCP/IP.
This conversation was recorded in March of 2009, right before the celebration of the Web's 20th Anniversary, which you'll hear Vint discuss. Vint never fails to entertain and amaze with his insights and knowledge. I'm sure you'll enjoy this BizTech Review exclusive interview.
BIO: Roger Green—Seasoned Practitioner, Tech Visionary and Trusted Advisor in Business Strategy, Information Technology and New Media.
Roger a former CIO, CTO and COO, started podcasting in 2005 with “The Cullinane & Green Report”—the first podcast focusing on the intersection of business development and technology. Roger splits his time between San Diego and Philadelphia, enjoys photography and hiking, and holds a couple of patents in data warehousing. Although continuously connected to technology Roger claims he could log-off anytime he wants.