Steve Crocker, CEO
Steve Crocker has worked in the Internet community since its inception.
As a UCLA graduate student in the 1960's, Steve helped
Arpanet protocols which were the foundation for today's Internet.
For this work, Dr. Crocker was awarded the 2002 IEEE Internet
Read his op-ed piece in The New York Times
celebrating the 40th anniversary of
How the Internet Got Its Rules.
He continues his stewardship of the
Internet as chairman of the board of ICANN.
Crocker has been a program manager at Advanced Research Projects
(ARPA), a senior researcher at USC's Information Sciences
Institute, founder and director of the Computer Science Laboratory
at the Aerospace Corporation and a vice president at Trusted Information
Systems. In 1994, Crocker was one of the founders and chief technology
officer of CyberCash, Inc. In 1998, he founded and ran Executive
DSL, a DSL-based ISP. In 1999 he cofounded and was CEO of Longitude