Charley Kline

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Charley Kline

Name: Charley S. Kline

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Consultant on Internet technologies, software patents, business strategies and network security.
  • Angel investor and advisor for startup companies.
  • Senior technologist and product line manager at Cisco Systems.
  • Previously he worked with Vint Cerf, Steve Crocker, Jon Postel and Len Kleinrock on the development of the ARPANET and Internet.
  • Sent test transmissions between the computer at UCLA and the first IMP (Interface Message Processor) to develop the earliest protocols (1969).
  • Attempted to remotely access the SRI (Stanford Research Institute) computer and sent the first letters of the word 'LOGIN' setting off computer networking (1969).


"I was 21 and a programmer who liked to program all hours of the day and night."

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