Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Name: Larry Roberts
Born: 1937 in Connecticut, USA
Death: December 26, 2018 (Age: 81)
- Computer programmer who help create the ARPANET (predecessor to the modern Internet) using packet switching techniques.
- Founded Telenet, the first ISP in 1974.
- Founder and chairman of Anagran, Inc.
Honors and awards
- Inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame by the Internet Society (2012).
- Principe de Asturias Award (2002).
- Draper Prize (2001).
- Computer Design Hall of Fame Award (1982).
- IEEE Harry M. Goode Memorial Award (1976).