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Vint Cerf - The Father of Internet at Techfest, IIT Bombay

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Vinton Gray "Vint" Cerf is an American internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Internet" sharing this title with American engineer Bob Kahn and Donald Davies.Cerf was a manager for the United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding various groups to develop TCP/IP technology. He moved to MCI where he was instrumental in the development of the first commercial email system (MCI Mail) connected to the Internet. After receiving his doctorate, Cerf became an assistant professor at Stanford University from 1972–1976, where he conducted research on packet network interconnection protocols and co-designed the DoD TCP/IP protocol suite with Bob Kahn.In 1992 Cerf and Bob Kahn co-founded the Internet Society to provide leadership in education, policy, and standards related to the Internet. At Techfest-Asia's Largest Science and Technology festival, listen to the person who is responsible for world as it is now.Our world without Internet is hard to imagine. Lecture Series,Techfest IIT Bombay provides young minds an opportunity to hear from the best in the industry and get inspired. Techfest saw many renowned personalities such as Dr.Abdul Kalaam, Pranav Mistry, Amartya Sen and many more share thier wisdom. For more videos about Techfest, IIT Bombay - Subscribe us at : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCech6f3osmQ_s54OsIZQDgA Like us at : https://www.facebook.com/techfest.iitb?fref=ts Follow us on : https://twitter.com/Techfest_IITB