Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Larry Roberts
Born: 1937 in Connecticut, USA
Computer related contributions
- Computer programmer who help create the ARPANET (predecessor to the modern Internet) using packet switching techniques.
- Founded Telenet, the first ISP in 1974.
- Currently 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)