The second part of my Internet Hall of Fame series. Today, the global connectors.
- Randy Bush – founder of the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) to help develop and deploy networking technology in projects throughout the world
- Kilnam Chon – developed the first Internet in Asia, called SDN in 1982
- Al Gore – sponsored legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet. Instrumental in helping to create the “Information Superhighway”
- Nancy Hafkin – work on African networking helped build the continent’s ICT framework
- Geoff Huston – played a critical role in bringing the Internet to Australia in the 1990s
- Brewster Kahle – founder and director of the Internet Archive
- Daniel Karrenberg – helped build EUnet, the first pan-European Internet Service Provider (ISP), co-founder of RIPE
- Toru Takahashi – instrumental in bringing the Internet to Japan and promoting it throughout Asia
- Tan Tin Wee – an Internet pioneer in Singapore, founded the multilingual Internet domain name system
These people took the Internet from the United States and helped made it global.