Robert Metcalfe Net Worth is$250 Million
VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
deserves the money?
Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)
VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Would you date ?
Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)
Profession: Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer, Engineer, Businessperson, Computer Scientist
Date of Birth: Apr 7, 1946
Nicknames: Bob Metcalfe, Robert Melancton Metcalfe, Robert M Metcalfe
Country: United States of America
Robert Metcalfe is an electrical engineer with an estimated net worth of $250 Million Metcalfe gained his net worth as the founder of the pioneering digital electronics manufacturer, computer 3Com. He is the inventor of Ethernet. Metcalfe's thrush for engineering and technology sketched back when he was attending elementary school. The New Yorker was fascinated by gadgets and all things electrical. By the age of ten, Metcalfe knew he will be an engineer one day. Metcalfe took his first steps to engineering when he attended the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He graduated with two B.S degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business Management. Metcalfe went on to Harvard, earning a M.S. in Applied Mathematics in 1970 and Ph.D. in Computer Science three years later. Whilst studying at Harvard, Metcalfe developed an interest with the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) - the world's first operating system that shaped the internet. Metcalfe's fascination with ARPNET was so great, that he dedicated his doctoral dissertation on it. As well as working on his dissertation, Metcalfe worked at Xerox PACS, where he made his mark as an engineer. He invented the Ethernet the local area network that makes it possible to use PCs as communication devices. Metcalfe then moved to Xerox's system development division in 1976, where he was involved in developing the first ever PC to have a bit map screen, mouse, word processing, Ethernet plus software that make it possible to include text and graphic in the same document.
Robert Melancton Metcalfe (born April 7, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is an electrical engineer from the United States who co-invented Ethernet, founded 3Com and formulated Metcalfe's Law. As of January 2006[update], he is a general partner of Polaris Venture Partners. Starting in January 2011, he holds the position of Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Innovation at The University of Texas at Austin.
In 1964, Metcalfe graduated from Bay Shore Public High School. He graduated from MIT in 1969 with two B.S. degrees, one in Electrical Engineering and the other in Industrial Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He then went to Harvard for graduate school, earning his M.S. in 1970.
While pursuing a doctorate in computer science, Metcalfe took a job with MIT's Project MAC after Harvard refused to let him be responsible for connecting the school to the brand-new ARPAnet. At MIT's Project MAC, Metcalfe was responsible for building some of the hardware that would link MIT's minicomputers with the ARPAnet. Metcalfe was so enamored with ARPAnet, he made it the topic of his doctoral dissertation. However, Harvard flunked him. His inspiration for a new dissertation came while working at Xerox PARC where he read a paper about the ALOHA network at the University of Hawaii. He identified and fixed some of the bugs in the AlohaNet model and made his analysis part of a revised thesis, which finally earned him his Harvard PhD in 1973.
Metcalfe was working at Xerox PARC in 1973 when he and David Boggs invented Ethernet, a standard for connecting computers over short distances. Metcalfe identifies the day Ethernet was born as May 22, 1973, the day he circulated a memo titled "Alto Ethernet" which contained a rough schematic of how it would work. "That is the first time Ethernet appears as a word, as does the idea of using coax as ether, where the participating stations, like in AlohaNet or ARPAnet, would inject their packets of data, they'd trave

Robert Metcalfe Net Worth, 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 ratings

Robert Metcalfe Latest News

Living legends: Ethernet inventor Bob Metcalfe

Bob Metcalfe invented Ethernet in 1973 while at Xerox PARC, and the company patented it in 1975. Metcalfe and others then finalized an open Ethernet standard in 1980, and by 1985 it had become an IEEE standard. An industry was born, and Ethernet was ready ...
Posted: May 8, 2011, 5:00 pm

Sophomore Attends STEM Academy

and Dr. Robert Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet and founder of 3Com, to name a few. Bates, the grandson of Gerald and Betty Bates of Rayland, learned of his nomination late last year. He recommended the experience to other youth and said he one day hopes to ...
Posted: October 13, 2016, 9:12 pm

Calderdale Council say 'don't feed the pigeons!'

Clr Bob Metcalfe donned a high-vis jacket and took to the streets to ask people not to feed pigeons as part of the proactive week. The authority said: “Every day, the Council do a wide range of jobs you may not always be aware of. The aim of the week of ...
Posted: October 23, 2016, 5:00 pm
Related Topics:
Bob Metcalfe, Bob Metcalfe Age, Bob Metcalfe Background, Bob Metcalfe Bio, Bob Metcalfe Country, Bob Metcalfe Date Of Birth, Bob Metcalfe Ethnicity, Bob Metcalfe Height, Bob Metcalfe History, Bob Metcalfe Home Town, Bob Metcalfe Images, Bob Metcalfe Income, Bob Metcalfe Linkedin, Bob Metcalfe Net Worth, Bob Metcalfe News, Bob Metcalfe Partner, Bob Metcalfe Place Of Birth, Bob Metcalfe Profession, Bob Metcalfe Salary, Bob Metcalfe Story, Bob Metcalfe Talent, Bob Metcalfe University Of Texas, Bob Metcalfe Videos, Bob Metcalfe Weight, Businessmen, Businessmen Income, Businessmen Net Worth, How Much Bob Metcalfe Worth, How Much Is Bob Metcalfe Income, How Much Is Bob Metcalfe Net Worth, How Much Is Bob Metcalfe Salary, How Much Is Richest Businessmen Income, How Much Is Richest Businessmen Net Worth, How Much Is Richest Businessmen Salary, How Much Is Robert M Metcalfe Income, How Much Is Robert M Metcalfe Net Worth, How Much Is Robert M Metcalfe Salary, How Much Is Robert Melancton Metcalfe Income, How Much Is Robert Melancton Metcalfe Net Worth, How Much Is Robert Melancton Metcalfe Salary, How Much Is Robert Metcalfe Income, How Much Is Robert Metcalfe Net Worth, How Much Is Robert Metcalfe Salary, How Much Richest Businessmen Worth, How Much Robert M Metcalfe Worth, How Much Robert Melancton Metcalfe Worth, How Much Robert Metcalfe Worth, Richest Businessmen Age, Richest Businessmen Background, Richest Businessmen Bio, Richest Businessmen Country, Richest Businessmen Date Of Birth, Richest Businessmen Ethnicity, Richest Businessmen Height, Richest Businessmen History, Richest Businessmen Home Town, Richest Businessmen Images, Richest Businessmen Income, Richest Businessmen Net Worth, Richest Businessmen News, Richest Businessmen Partner, Richest Businessmen Place Of Birth, Richest Businessmen Profession, Richest Businessmen Salary, Richest Businessmen Story, Richest Businessmen Talent, Richest Businessmen Videos, Richest Businessmen Weight, Robert M Metcalfe, Robert M Metcalfe Age, Robert M Metcalfe Background, Robert M Metcalfe Bio, Robert M Metcalfe Country, Robert M Metcalfe Date Of Birth, Robert M Metcalfe Ethnicity, Robert M Metcalfe Height, Robert M Metcalfe History, Robert M Metcalfe Home Town, Robert M Metcalfe Images, Robert M Metcalfe Income, Robert M Metcalfe Net Worth, Robert M Metcalfe News, Robert M Metcalfe Partner, Robert M Metcalfe Place Of Birth, Robert M Metcalfe Profession, Robert M Metcalfe Salary, Robert M Metcalfe Story, Robert M Metcalfe Talent, Robert M Metcalfe Videos, Robert M Metcalfe Weight, Robert Melancton Metcalfe, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Age, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Background, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Bio, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Country, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Date Of Birth, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Ethnicity, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Height, Robert Melancton Metcalfe History, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Home Town, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Images, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Income, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Net Worth, Robert Melancton Metcalfe News, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Partner, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Place Of Birth, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Profession, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Salary, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Story, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Talent, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Videos, Robert Melancton Metcalfe Weight, Robert Metcalfe, Robert Metcalfe - Inventor Of Ethernet, Robert Metcalfe & Xerox, Robert Metcalfe 1973, Robert Metcalfe 3com, Robert Metcalfe Accomplishments, Robert Metcalfe Age, Robert Metcalfe And David Boggs, Robert Metcalfe And Xerox, Robert Metcalfe Background, Robert Metcalfe Bb&t, Robert Metcalfe Bio, Robert Metcalfe Biography, Robert Metcalfe Canada, Robert Metcalfe Chicago, Robert Metcalfe Coinvent, Robert Metcalfe Country, Robert Metcalfe Date Of Birth, Robert Metcalfe Early Life, Robert Metcalfe Eats His Words, Robert Metcalfe Economics, Robert Metcalfe Education, Robert Metcalfe Ethernet, Robert Metcalfe Ethernet Invention, Robert Metcalfe Ethnicity, Robert Metcalfe Facts, Robert Metcalfe Family, Robert Metcalfe Forbes, Robert Metcalfe Height, Robert Metcalfe History, Robert Metcalfe Home Town, Robert Metcalfe Images, Robert Metcalfe Importance, Robert Metcalfe Income, Robert Metcalfe Internet Collapse, Robert Metcalfe Invent, Robert Metcalfe Invention, Robert Metcalfe Inventions, Robert Metcalfe Law, Robert Metcalfe Linkedin, Robert Metcalfe Mccarthy, Robert Metcalfe Mit, Robert Metcalfe Money, Robert Metcalfe Net Worth, Robert Metcalfe Network Effect, Robert Metcalfe News, Robert Metcalfe Nyu, Robert Metcalfe Oxford, Robert Metcalfe Partner, Robert Metcalfe Place Of Birth, Robert Metcalfe Polaris Venture Partners, Robert Metcalfe Profession, Robert Metcalfe Quotes, Robert Metcalfe Salary, Robert Metcalfe Story, Robert Metcalfe Talent, Robert Metcalfe Twitter, Robert Metcalfe Uchicago, Robert Metcalfe University Of Chicago, Robert Metcalfe Ut, Robert Metcalfe Ut Austin, Robert Metcalfe Veteran, Robert Metcalfe Videos, Robert Metcalfe Weight, Robert Metcalfe Wife, Robert Metcalfe's Law, Who Is Bob Metcalfe, Who Is Richest Businessmen, Who Is Robert M Metcalfe, Who Is Robert Melancton Metcalfe, Who Is Robert Metcalfe,