Cerf, Vinton G.

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Sr. Vice President, Internet Architecture and Technology
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1960 - 1965, summer jobs with various divisions of North American Aviation (Now Rockwell International): Rocketdyne, Atomics International, Autonetics, Space and Information Systems Division.

1965 - 1967, systems engineer, IBM, Los Angeles Data Center. Ran and maintained the QUIKTRAN interactive, on-line Fortran service.

1967 - 1972, various programming positions at UCLA, largely involved with ARPANET protocol development and network measurement center and computer performance measurements.

1972 - 1976, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University. Did research on networking, developed TCP/IP protocols for internetting under DARPA research grant.

1976 - 1982, Program Manager and Principal Scientist, Information Processing Techniques Office, DARPA. Managed the Internetting, Packet Technology and Network Security programs.

1982 - 1986, Vice President of Engineering, MCI Digital Information Services Company. Developed MCI Mail system.

1986 - present, Vice President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives. Responsible for Internet, Digital Library and Electronic Mail system interconnection research programs.

Stanford University, 1965 (math) B.S. UCLA, 1970, 1972 (computer science) M.S. and Ph.D.

1972 - 1976, founding chairman of the International Network Working Group (INWG) which became IFIP Working Group 6.1.

1979 - 1982, ex officio member of ICCB (predecessor to the Internet Activities Board), member of IAB from 1986-1989 and chairman from 1989 - 1991.

1967 - present, member of ACM; chairman of LA SIGART 1968-1969; chairman ACM SIGCOMM 1987-1991; at-large member ACM Council, 1991 - 1993.

1972 - present, member of Sigma Xi.

1977 - present, member of IEEE; Fellow, 1988.

Former Chairman and President of the Internet Society.

Chair, idnabis, Internationalized Domain Names in Applications Revised.
IETF working group, Applications area. Concluded March 2010.


RFCs:

[IEN 48] THE CATENET MODEL FOR INTERNETWORKING.

[IEN 110] Internet Addressing and Naming in a Tactical Environment.

[IEN 125] PRE-EMPTION.

[IEN 151] FINAL REPORT OF THE STANFORD UNIVERSITY TCP PROJECT.

[IEN 152] DoD Protocol Standardization.

[RFC 13] Referring to NWG/RFC: 11.

[RFC 18] HOST-HOST control link & IMP-IMP control.

[RFC 20] ASCII format for Network Interchange.

[RFC 21] Network meeting.

[RFC 22] Host-Host Control Message Formats.

[RFC 33] New HOST-HOST Protocol.

[RFC 63] Belated Network Meeting Report.

[RFC 138] STATUS REPORT ON PROPOSED DATA RECONFIGURATION SERVICE.

[RFC 157] Invitation to the Second Symposium on Problems in the Optimization of Data Communication Systems.

[RFC 163] DATA TRANSFER PROTOCOLS.

[RFC 166] DATA RECONFIGURATION SERVICE -- AN IMPLEMENTATION SPECIFICATION.

[RFC 174] UCLA-Computer Science Graphics Overview.

[RFC 194] THE DATA RECONFIGURATION SERVICE -- COMPILER/INTERPRETER IMPLEMENTATION NOTES.

[RFC 322] Well Known Socket Numbers.

[RFC 323] Formation of Network Measurement Group (NMG).

[RFC 388] NCP Statistics.

[RFC 439] PARRY Encounters the DOCTOR.

[RFC 442] The Current Flow-Control Scheme for IMPSYS.

[RFC 635] An Assessment of ARPANET Protocols.

[RFC 675] SPECIFICATION OF INTERNET TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROGRAM December 1974 Version.

[RFC 696] Comments on the IMP/HOST and HOST/IMP Protocol Changes.

[RFC 771] MAIL TRANSITION PLAN.

[RFC 773] COMMENTS ON NCP/TCP MAIL SERVICE TRANSITION STRATEGY.

[RFC 794] PRE-EMPTION.

[RFC 829] PACKET SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY REFERENCE SOURCES.

[RFC 968] 'Twas the Night Before Start-up'.

[RFC 1052] IAB Recommendations for the Development of Internet Network Management Standards.

[RFC 1109] Report of the Second Ad Hoc Network Management Review Group.

[RFC 1120] The Internet Activities Board.

[RFC 1121] Act One - The Poems.

[RFC 1160] The Internet Activities Board.

[RFC 1167] THOUGHTS ON THE NATIONAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATION NETWORK.

[RFC 1169] Explaining the Role of GOSIP.

[RFC 1174] IAB Recommended Policy on Distributing Internet Identifier Assignment and IAB Recommended Policy Change to Internet "Connected" Status.

[RFC 1210] Network and Infrastructure User Requirements for Transatlantic Research Collaboration Brussels, July 16-18, and Washington July 24-25, 1990.

[RFC 1217] Memo from the Consortium for Slow Commotion Research (CSCR).

[RFC 1262] Guidelines for Internet Measurement Activities.

[RFC 1287] Towards the Future Internet Architecture.

[RFC 1430] A Strategic Plan for Deploying an Internet X.500 Directory Service.

[RFC 1607] A VIEW FROM THE 21ST CENTURY.

[RFC 1790] An Agreement between the Internet Society and Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the Matter of ONC RPC and XDR Protocols.

[RFC 2468] I REMEMBER IANA October 17, 1998.

[RFC 2555] 30 Years of RFCs.

[RFC 3271] The Internet is for Everyone.


Publications:

Cerf, Vinton G., Kahn, Robert E.
A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication.
May 1974. IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. COM-22, No. 5, pp 637 - 648.


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