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Robert Metcalfe

Born: Apr 7, 1946

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Robert Metcalfe

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1946
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Robert Melancton "Bob" Metcalfe is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006, he is a general partner of Polaris Venture Partners. Starting in January 2011, he holds the position of Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin.

Profession


  • Businessperson
  • Engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Computer scientist
  • Electrical engineer

Also known as


  • Bob Metcalfe
  • Robert Melancton Metcalfe
  • Robert M Metcalfe

Awards Won


  • National Medal of Technology and Innovation
  • IEEE Medal of Honor
  • Marconi Prize
  • Grace Murray Hopper Award
  • IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal
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