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Kevin Kimberlin to Speak at UCLA on 40th Anniversary of the Internet

Angel Investor, Co-founder of Ciena to reflect on access, capacity and consequences; share future outlook from birthplace of the Internet

GREENWICH, Conn., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Trask & Co., the leading private investment firm discovering and developing ideas to shape the 21st century, will join Professor Leonard Kleinrock as a co-sponsor of the 40th Anniversary of the Internet event at UCLA on October 29, 2009.

Kevin Kimberlin, Chairman of Spencer Trask & Co., is the Angel whose investment in a technology called wave division multiplexing continues to enable capacity and speed for Internet communications. Mr. Kimberlin will share his perspective as a thought-leader on collaborative innovation. Questions he will answer are, "So what?" and "What next, now that one-quarter of humanity is connected by the Internet?"

Professor Kleinrock, widely known as Father of the Internet, said, "Mr. Kimberlin's participation in this event provides perspective from a highly regarded angel investor. We are pleased he is joining us."

The keynote address will be presented by Nicholas Negroponte, Founder and Chairman of One Laptop Per Child and Co-Founder of MIT Media Laboratory. Other featured speakers include Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post; Shiva Shivakumar, Vice President and Entrepreneur in Residence, Google; Thomas Gewecke, President, Digital Distribution, Warner Brothers; and Regina Dugan, Director of DARPA.

Mr. Kimberlin said, "I am honored to be a part of this celebration and thrilled that so many others recognize the significance of this date. Even after forty years, the full potential of the Internet has yet to be imagined."

The 40th Anniversary of the Internet event will be held on Thursday October 29, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm PDT at Covel Commons on the UCLA campus.

Attend via live webcast at <http://tinyurl.com/UCLAIA40>

About Spencer Trask & Co.

Spencer Trask & Co. is committed to making the world a better place through building networks, networth, and networthiness. Spencer Trask & Co. is unique in its creation and use of collaborative communities to accelerate the pace of innovation and deliver solutions for serious and pressing challenges. Visit www.spencertrask.com to learn more about how enthusiasts and accredited investors can participate in our network.

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