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Internet Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

INTERNET HALL OF FAME WELCOMES 2014 INDUCTEES AT HONG KONG CEREMONY

 

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IoT Concerns Bring Eric Allman Out of Retirement

October 27, 2017

In 2012, after leaving his company, Sendmail Inc., Eric Allman was supposed to retire.

But after “a career of telling people to get out of my office so I could get my work done, I got lonely,” he said.

So he started hanging around UC Berkeley again, going to seminars and research meetings.

“At some point they said, ‘you know, we should put you on the payroll,’” Allman said.

So he is now, at least technically part-time, working on data storage and security for the Internet of Things, among other things.

Internet Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

Visionaries Who Helped Shape the Internet Take Their Place in the Internet Hall of Fame 

2017 inductees responsible for significant improvements in connectivity, key technical contributions and advancements that promoted the Internet’s use