In the tech world, the inventor, originator or driving force behind a new product or technology is typically dubbed "father of the _______". As in Tim Berners-Lee, father of the Web. As in Vint Cerf, father of the Internet. As in Bob Metcalfe, father of Ethernet. Here, in honor of fathers everywhere, are some industry "fathers" you may not have heard of.
Source: Network World
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