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'''Dr. Glenn Ricart ''' is an Internet pioneer and entrepreneur with . He has worked in a broad range variety of technology sectors and business leadership experience has been influential in large corporations, startups, academia, the U.S. military, and government research. His positions have included President and CEO development of National LambdaRail, Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Advanced Research, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of CenterBeam, and Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Novell here he helping to move that company to embrace TCP/IPthe Internet.
He Dr. Ricart is known renowned for his pioneering work in bringing the ARPAnet protocols into academic and commercial use. In the mid-1980s, while academic CIO While at the University of Maryland College Parkin the '80s, he and his teams created made the following innovations:* Created the first implementation of TCP/IP for the IBM PC; created * Created the first campus-wide TCP/IP network, shipped * Shipped and managed the software that powered the NSFnet, which was the first non-military TCP/IP national network, the NSFnet; created * Created the first open Internet interchange point (, the FIX and later MAE-EAST); and proposed and created * Created the first operating NSFnet regional network, SURAnet.<ref>[http://www.saiee.org.za/files/File/BERNARD_PRICE.pdf SAIEE.org]</ref>
He is also the author of the algorithm for distributed mutual exclusion in operating systems, which has been cited hundreds of times in other scholarly papers.<ref>[http://www.saiee.org.za/files/File/BERNARD_PRICE.pdf SAIEE.org]</ref>==Career History==Dr. Glenn Ricart is currently a Board Member and the Secretary of [[PIR|The Public Interest Registry]].<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/in/gricart linkedin.com]</ref> His previous positions have included President and CEO of National LambdaRail, Managing Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers Center for Advanced Research, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of CenterBeam, and Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Novell. Glenn was a Board Member and Treasurer at [[Internet Society]]. He is also a member of the [[NCUC|Non-Commercial Users Constituency]]. Glenn also worked as a technology liaison to the Clinton White House and The Library of Congress. Glenn has founded or coattended [[ICANN Paris]], [[ICANN Cartegena de Indias|Cartegena de Indias]], and [[ICANN Sydney|Sydney]]. ==Start-founded ups==Dr. Ricart has been involved in the founding of three start-ups: Consultants in Computer Technology, SURAnet, and CenterBeam. CenterBeam survived the dot-com bust and is still providing directory-based remote IT management services in from San José even today.<ref>[http://www.saiee.org.za/files/File/BERNARD_PRICE.pdf SAIEE.org]</ref> ==References=={{reflist}}
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