Bob Kahn net worth is US $900,000 dollars.
Bob Kahn or Robert Elliot Kahn is a famous American electrical engineer and architecture of the modern internet. He along with Vint Cerf devised the Internet Protocol (IP) and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) system and are jointly known as the father of the internet. Many eminent Universities and Government Bodies have bestowed him with countless awards in recognition of his achievements in Science and Technology including the U.S. National Medal of Technology in 1997.
Bob Kahn was born on December 23, 1938, in the Brooklyn area of New York. His parents were Lawrence Kahn and Beatrice Pauline (née Tashker). Kahn completed his graduation from College of New York in Electrical engineering in the year 1960. He later proceeded to Princeton University in 1962 to pursue his master degree. Kahn completed his Ph.D. in 1964 from the same university.
As soon as Kahn completed his doctorate in 1964, he started working for Bell Laboratories. He also had a brief stint as an assistant professor in the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1964 to 1966. After this, Kahn joined Bolt Beranek and Newman (BB&N) in Cambridge as a senior scientist. It served as a revolutionary turning point in the life of Bob Kahn; he started working on computer networking and the application of Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) in the field of Information Technology.
Advanced Studies and Work on Internet
Kahn started concentrating on Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO) while working in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in 1972. In DARPA, he rose to limelight while working on ARPANET by connecting 20 different computers at a symposium on International Computer communication. Later on, he worked on several projects concerning Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP) and laid down the idea of connecting diverse computer networks as the future of Information Technology.
In the year 1973, Vint Cerf joined Kahn in his project on TCP, and together they are known as the founder of modern internet facilities. In 1992, both of them co-founded the renowned Internet Society, which is an endeavor to offer leadership in internet related education to the budding scientists all across the globe.
Kahn took the responsibility as the Director of the United States Government’s billion dollar project on Strategic Computing Initiative. After working on this most significant computer research development program initiated by the United States, there was no looking back for Kahn. He continued his work in DARPA for thirteen long years, and then in 1986, he founded his Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI). As of now, he is the Chairman, CEO, and President of this organization.
Bob Kahn married Patrice Ann Lyons. He has by several nicknames like Atilla the Hun, Bob Kahn, Robert E. Kahn, Kahn, and Robert E.
Bob Kahn Net Worth
According to authentic sources, the net worth of Bob Kahn is $900,000. Till today he continues to nurture his love for the development and application of internet through his work in the not-for-profit organization CNRI.
Awards and Recognition
Bob Kahn has earned many renowned and eminent honors and recognition for his contribution in the field of Information Technology. In 1994 he won Marconi Prize, National Medal of Technology in (1997). Other renowned awards include Charles Stark Draper Prize (2001), Turing Award(2004), Computer History Museum Fellow (2006), Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering(2013).
So, this was, in brief, the life of Bob Kahn or Robert Elliot Kahn, the founder of the modern internet application. Furthermore, Bob Kahn net worth is increasing day by day.