Vinton G. Cerf is known as the “Father of the Internet". He is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. The US President, Bill Clinton presented the U.S. National Medal of Technology to Cerf and his colleague, Robert E. Kahn, for founding and developing the wonderful creation of the Internet in December 1997.
The contribution of Cerf and his colleagues have been acknowledged and applauded all over the world. Today, we cannot imagine our lives without the Internet.
Vint Cerf has been awarded many honorary degrees and prizes that include the Turing Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Marconi Prize and membership in the National Academy of Engineering and many more.