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Profiles

  • Bob Kahn
    Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the f...
  • James H. Clark
    James Henry Clark (born March 23, 1944) is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist. He founded several notable Silicon Valley technology companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc., Netscape ...
  • Chad Hurley
    Chad Meredith Hurley (born January 24, 1977) is an American co-founder and former CEO of the popular video-sharing website YouTube and MixBit. In June 2006, he was voted 28th on Business 2.0's "50 Pe...
  • David Filo
    David Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang. His Filo Server Program, written in the C programming language, was the server-side software ...
  • Jerry Yang
    Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang (traditional Chinese: 楊致遠; simplified Chinese: 杨致远; pinyin: Yáng Zhìyuǎn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: iông tì oán); born November 6, 1968 in Taipei) is a Taiwanese American Internet entrepreneur...

This project traces the genealogy of some people who have contributed greatly to the creation of the Internet.

A good source for candidates might be the Internet Hall of Fame.