Updated: 12/01/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: John F. Shoch
- American computer scientist and venture capitalist. Made substantial contributions to the development of computer networking while at Xerox PARC, especially the development of PUP (PARC Universal Protocol), predecessor of TCP/IP.
- His contributions were significant enough to warrant including his name on the memorial plaque at Stanford University commemorating the "Birth of the Internet."
- Developed the first computer worm with Jon Hupp at Xerox.