WASHINGTON & GENEVA -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Internet Society today announced the addition of eight international Internet leaders to the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame Advisory Board. The Internet Hall of Fame honors leaders and luminaries who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of the global Internet.
The Advisory Board is comprised of a highly-qualified, international panel of individuals with expertise spanning many segments of the industry and related areas, including computer scientists, software engineers, Internet developers, historians, executives, authors, researchers, academia, and journalists. The Advisory Board has a critical role in selecting the inductees for the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame.
New to the Internet Hall of Fame Advisory Board in 2013:
Returning to the Internet Hall of Fame Advisory Board from 2012:
“We truly appreciate the unique perspectives, experiences, and dedication the Advisory Board brings to selecting the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame inductees,” said Lynn St. Amour, President and CEO of the Internet Society. "A global Advisory Board is essential to ensuring individuals from around the world are recognized for their contributions as Internet visionaries, innovators, and leaders. It takes people across the globe all working to shape the Internet, so that all individuals can realize their maximum potential."
For more details on the 2013 Internet Hall of Fame Advisory Board, visit http://internethalloffame.org/about/advisory-board
About the Internet Hall of Fame
The Internet Hall of Fame is an annual awards program that has been established by the Internet Society to publicly recognize a distinguished and select group of leaders and luminaries who have made significant contributions to the development and advancement of the global open Internet. More information can be found at www.internethalloffame.org.
About the Internet Society
The Internet Society is the trusted independent source for Internet information and thought leadership from around the world. With its principled vision and substantial technological foundation, the Internet Society promotes open dialogue on Internet policy, technology, and future development among users, companies, governments, and other organizations. Working with its members and Chapters around the world, the Internet Society enables the continued evolution and growth of the Internet for everyone. For more information, see: http://www.internetsociety.org