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11.17.2006

William Torres




Dr. William T. Torres

  • 1st Filipino to obtain a Ph.D. in computer science (1971)
  • "Father of the Philippine Internet"

QUOTE
"The Internet will be the main information and communication system for the world and for our country."


ALIAS
"Bill"


USEFUL LINKS

Mozcom Corporate Profile
DOST - National Academy of Science and Technology Profile
TechnoNegosyo 2006: The 'world-wide' revolutionaries
RP ISPs face uphill fight for survival
The Internet's 10 Most Influential Filipinos -- William Torres
Edsa 20/20 — William Torres

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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