The Fathers of Computing - Father of the LAN

By Debra Donston  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
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Father of the LAN: Bob Metcalfe

As a researcher at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, Metcalfe developed Ethernet, the thread by which most LANs were connected as they started to spring up in the '80s.

eWEEK honors the founding fathers of the computing industry.

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