Vint Cerf (1943 - Present)
Vinton Gray Cerf born on June 23, 1943, in New Haven, CT. He is the vicepresident of Google and is known as “Father of the Internet”. He got his education from Stanford University in California in 1965 with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, from University of California at Los Angeles with a masters degree in computer science in 1970, and lastly Stanford University in California with a Doctorate in computer science in 1972. Dr. Vinton Cerf is Medal of Freedom Recipient.He has done many things to make the internet and technology easier and more efficient for all. He also wants to try to figure out a way to save and be able to keep old files that were created with older versions of a program, along with the ability to allow the computer to run program and read the document on the program. Cerf’s work on making the Internet a publicly accessible medium continued after he left DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) in 1982. He becomes the vice president at MCI Communications Corporation WorldCom, Inc., from 1998 to 2003. While he was there, he helped MCI become the first company to use a commercial email service.