Dr Vint Cerf


Vice-President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google LLC

Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google; co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet; serves in advisory capacities at NIST and NASA; member, Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and Worshipful Company of Stationers.

Formerly: executive positions at: ICANN, the Internet Society, MCI, the Corporation for National Research Initiatives and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; member, U.S. National Science Board; President, Association for Computing Machinery. Awards: U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom, U.S. National Medal of Technology, Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Prince of Asturias Award, Tunisian National Medal of Science, Japan Prize, Charles Stark Draper award, ACM Turing Award, Légion d'Honneur, Franklin Medal; foreign member, The British Royal Society and Swedish Academy of Engineering; holder of 29 honorary degrees.

A Governor (2020-), The Ditchley Foundation.