2011 Webby Award Winner

Martin Cooper

Special Achievement
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Lifetime Achievement

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Martin Cooper

The Webby Awards is thrilled to honor Marty Cooper with a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a pioneer in the wireless communications industry, an inventor, entrepreneur and executive responsible for creating the first portable cellular phone in 1973. He is cited in the Guinness Book of World Records for making the first cellular telephone call.

Martin Cooper's 5-Word Speech


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Honoring those who have shaped the Internet with their groundbreaking work, recognizing their influence and lasting impact on digital culture, communication and technology.

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