Ethernet inventor 'on a mission to encourage innovation' - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Ethernet inventor 'on a mission to encourage innovation'

Bob Metcalfe was at Texas Tech on Friday Bob Metcalfe was at Texas Tech on Friday
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Hall of Fame innovator and Ethernet inventor, Bob Metcalfe was at Texas Tech on Friday.

Metcalfe invented Ethernet in 1973.

He talked mostly about innovation at research universities, like Tech, and he says he is on a mission to spark innovation.

"I'm on a mission to encourage innovation everywhere. I think research universities are where innovations are done best," Metcalfe said.

He also said research universities produce some of the best start-ups in technology, web and social media.

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