The IEEE-HKN X-Factor program is a series of conversations with our Eminent Members, who represent the visionaries and game-changers of our industry. These online webinars are first presented live and then offered as streaming content. Be sure to check out all of them.

Martin Cooper

Father of the Cell Phone

Entreprenur and futurist, Marty wrote the book — literally — on his world-changing invention.

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Leonard Kleinrock

A Father of the Internet

Len, always ready for a challenge, opened a new laboratory in 2020 at UCLA.

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Robert Metcalfe

Inventor of the Ethernet

Find out what issues Bob, a life-long problem solver, is studying now.

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Steve Wozniak

Co-founder of Apple

Hear Steve, HKN Eminent Member, talk about the role of engineers in Society.

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