Congratulations to Dr Philip Smith, Class of ‘82, who was inducted to the Internet Hall of Fame. T

he Internet Hall of Fame is a recognition programme and virtual museum that celebrates the living history of the Internet and the individuals whose extraordinary contributions have made the Internet, its worldwide availability and use, and its transformative nature possible.

Throughout his career as a Network Engineer, Philip has influenced the growth of the Internet in Asia Pacific region, Africa and the Middle East through his leadership roles in influential network organisations and his help codifying best practices for engineering processes and protocols, especially the Border Gateway Protocols. He was behind many successful deployments of Internet Exchange Points around the globe, reducing costs and latency and strengthening local networks.

To learn more about Philip’s exciting career journey click here.

Former pupil inducted to the Internet Hall of Fame