Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google. Cerf has held positions at MCI, the Corporation for National
Research Initiatives, Stanford University, UCLA and IBM. Vint Cerf served as chairman of the board of the Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and was founding president of the Internet Society. He served on the US National Science
Board from 2013-2018.
Widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet," he received the U.S. National Medal of Technology in 1997, the Marconi
Fellowship in 1998 and the ACM Alan M. Turing award in 2004. In November 2005, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of
Freedom, in April 2008 the Japan Prize and in March 2013, the Queen Elizabeth II Prize for Engineering.