Shinkuro, Inc.  

About Shinkuro

Shinkuro is a US-based research and development company with a strong interest in information sharing across organizational boundaries. Shinkuro was founded in early 2002 by Internet veterans Steve Crocker and Jeffrey Kay. Shinkuro operates out of the Washington, DC area. The company is privately funded.

Shinkuro is from the Japanese word for synchronize.


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About the Management Team

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 create the Arpanet protocols which were the foundation for today's Internet. For this work, Dr. Crocker was awarded the 2002 IEEE Internet Award.  Read his op-ed piece in The New York Times celebrating the 40th anniversary of RFC 1: 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 Agency (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 Systems. 


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