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Dr. Marian Croak Pioneer in Voice over Internet Protocol

Marian Croak, Ph.D. developed inventions that made phone calls more reliably and securely transmittable over the internet.

Dr. Croak is a pioneer in the advancement of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technologies, converting voice data into digital signals that can be easily transmitted over the internet rather than using traditional phone lines. Her work has furthered the capabilities of audio and video conferencing, making it a practical

  • Dr. Croak is a pioneer in Voice over Internet Protocol technology, which has allowed consumers to make calls over the internet.
  • In 2014, at age 59, Croak became a vice president of engineering at Google.
  • Croak started a Google Research center focused on ensuring that Google’s AI makes a “positive impact on society.”
  • Croak joined Google after a more than 32 year tenure at AT&T where she managed more than 2,000 engineers and computer scientists.
  • Holding more than 200 patents, Croak invented the technology that allows organizations to collect donations via text messages.  FOR MORE

Marian Croak VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Technology

Inductee into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

U.S. Patent No. 7,599,359
Inducted in 2022
Born May 14, 1955

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