Leonard Shustek

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Leonard ShustekName: Leonard J. Shustek

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Chairman of the board of trustees of the Computer History Museum located in Mountain View, California.
  • In 1972, Shustek proposed using microcode for evaluating the performance of computer systems.
  • In 1979, he co-founded Nestar Systems, an early developer of networks for personal computers.
  • In 1986, he co-founded Network General, a manufacturer of network analysis tools including The Sniffer™. The company became Network Associates after merging with McAfee Associates and PGP.

Significant publications

  • Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (2009).
  • Multiservice Loss Models for Broadband Telecommunication Networks (1997).

Honors and awards

  • Best paper award Infocom (2009).
  • Best paper in multimedia communications (2007).