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Bob Metcalfe

Professor Innovation, Cockrell School Engineering, Professor Entrepreneurship, McCombs School Business, Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise, University of Texas

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 Bob Metcalfe Biography

Professor of Innovation and inventor of today's local-area networking standard, Ethernet, Dr. Bob Metcalfe is the Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise in The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering.

Metcalfe has been a partner of Polaris Venture Partners since 2001 and continues as Venture Partner on the boards of five Polaris-backed enertech startups. During the 1990s, he was publisher of InfoWorld and wrote an Internet column with half a million weekly readers. During the 1980s, he founded, took public and grew the billion-dollar computer networking company, 3Com Corp., which merged with Hewlett-Packard in 2010. In the 1970s, Metcalfe was an Internet pioneer at MIT, Harvard and the Computer Science Laboratory of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he invented Ethernet.

Metcalfe has received numerous awards and recognitions including the ACM Grace Hopper Award in 1980, the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1988, the IEEE Medal of Honor in 1996, the National Medal of Technology in 2005, induction into to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Fellow Award from the Computer History Museum in 2008. In 2011 he received Japan's Computers and Communications Prize and was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame.

In November 2010 Metcalfe was recruited to lead innovation initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering. He began his appointment in January 2011.

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Bob Metcalfe

Professor Innovation, Cockrell School Engineering, Professor Entrepreneurship, McCombs School Business, Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise, University of Texas

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Bob Metcalfe Biography

Professor of Innovation and inventor of today's local-area networking standard, Ethernet, Dr. Bob Metcalfe is the Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise in The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering.

Metcalfe has been a partner of Polaris Venture Partners since 2001 and continues as Venture Partner on the boards of five Polaris-backed enertech startups. During the 1990s, he was publisher of InfoWorld and wrote an Internet column with half a million weekly readers. During the 1980s, he founded, took public and grew the billion-dollar computer networking company, 3Com Corp., which merged with Hewlett-Packard in 2010. In the 1970s, Metcalfe was an Internet pioneer at MIT, Harvard and the Computer Science Laboratory of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he invented Ethernet.

Metcalfe has received numerous awards and recognitions including the ACM Grace Hopper Award in 1980, the IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal in 1988, the IEEE Medal of Honor in 1996, the National Medal of Technology in 2005, induction into to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Fellow Award from the Computer History Museum in 2008. In 2011 he received Japan's Computers and Communications Prize and was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame.

In November 2010 Metcalfe was recruited to lead innovation initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering. He began his appointment in January 2011.

Bob Metcalfe Videos

  • ConnectWise Automation Nation 2018 - Bob Metcalfe Keynote ...
    Automation Nation is the premier technical event for ConnectWise partners who are seeking to grow their knowledge and actionable expertise, ...
  • Interview with the founder of Ethernet | Bob Metcalfe | AR in Action...
    AR in Action Founder John Werner interviews John Metcalfe, inventor if the Ethernet. They cover topics regarding highlights in Metcalfe's ...

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  • How to book Bob Metcalfe?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bob Metcalfe for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Bob Metcalfe, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bob Metcalfe or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bob Metcalfe?

    Booking fees for Bob Metcalfe, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bob Metcalfe, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bob Metcalfe?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bob Metcalfe for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bob Metcalfe for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bob Metcalfe or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bob Metcalfe or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bob Metcalfe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bob Metcalfe for your event is available upon request. Bob Metcalfe generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Vinton Cerf, David Barnett, Alex Johnson, Mike Rother and Peter Hinssen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bob Metcalfe for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bob Metcalfe Speaker Videos

  • ConnectWise Automation Nation 2018 - Bob Metcalfe Keynote ...
    Automation Nation is the premier technical event for ConnectWise partners who are seeking to grow their knowledge and actionable expertise, ...
    Interview with the founder of Ethernet | Bob Metcalfe | AR in Action ...
    AR in Action Founder John Werner interviews John Metcalfe, inventor if the Ethernet. They cover topics regarding highlights in Metcalfe's ...

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