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BBN Technologies

(company)
A company, originally known as Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc. (BBN), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

BBN were awarded the original contract to build the ARPANET and have been extensively involved in Internet development. They are responsible for managing NNSC, CSNET, and NEARnet.

The language LOGO was developed at BBN, as was the BBN Butterfly supercomputer.

BBN Home.
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Prior to launching AWS, Marshall served as a program manager and lead engineer at BBN (formerly Bolt, Beranek and Newman, the company credited with starting the Internet) on a number of advanced military sensor, signal processing and networking programs.
Hahn began his career at Bolt, Beranek and Newman where he worked on the Arpanet, precursor to the Internet.
In addition, Howard has held various positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, BDM International, and Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN) Communications Corporation.
From 1978 to 1992 while at Bolt, Beranek and Newman, he deployed and managed a variety of global networks for the federal government including NEARNET, TWBNet, and ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet.
The Automated Issue Identification System (AIIS) developed by Bolt, Beranek and Newman is run as a prototype at those two IRS service centers.
Adams of Bolt, Beranek and Newman in Cambridge, Mass.
Prior roles include senior level management positions with ScanSoft, PADS Software, Cognex Corporation, Waters, and Bolt, Beranek and Newman.
Bill Yundt, founder of BARRNet, CEO of WestREN Corporation, and currently Vice President of BBN-BARRNet (a Bolt, Beranek and Newman owned subsidiary of BBN-TSI), said, "We have always had communications among the Regionals and Advanced Network & Services, Inc.
Chiu began his career pioneering communication protocols for the first wide-area data network in the world, the ARPAnet, at Bolt, Beranek and Newman in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
He has held senior engineering positions at Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Ascom Nexion, Cascade Communications, Ascend Communications, and Lucent Technologies.
Before that he held various positions at Digital Equipment Corporation, BDM International, and Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN) Communications Corporation.