Bob Khan (1938 - present)
Robert Kahn was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY. He is the coinventor TCP/IP protocols and was responsible for originating DARPA’s Internet program. His education was a B.E.E. from the City College of New York in 1960, M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Princeton University in 1962 and 1964. He is the CEO and President of the Corporation for National Research Initiatives. He has done work with Vint Cerf they wrote an article "A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication." He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of AAAI, a Fellow of ACM and a Fellow of the Computer History Museum. He has received AFIPS Harry Goode Memorial Award, the Marconi Award, the ACM SIGCOMM Award, the President's Award from ACM, the IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computer and Communications Award, the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the ACM Software Systems Award, the Computerworld/Smithsonian Award, the ASIS Special Award and the Public Service Award from the Computing Research Board. He has twice received the Secretary of Defense Civilian Service Award. He is a recipient of the 1997 National Medal of Technology, the 2001 Charles Stark Draper Prize from the National Academy of Engineering, the 2002 Prince of Asturias Award, and the 2004 A. M. Turing Award from the Association for Computing Machinery.