After his work at ARPA as director in 1966, Bob Taylor was hired to help build a new research center, in 1970, for Xerox in Palo Alto. He wanted it near a major university where new ideas were already being created, it was finally decided to build near Stanford. Although his credentials were not that great, he knew a lot of great minds within the industry and sought out the brightest and most intelligent persons of the time to work with him in what came to be known as the Xerox PARC Group. As the head of the largest division in the PARC, Taylor helped pioneer such innovations as the Internet, monitor, laptop, and other modern technology. Later, in 1983, he founded the Digital Equipment's Systems Research Center in Palo Alto. His main co-worker was Alan Kay, also a visionary of the time. Taylor's effective management techniques, and unparalleled imagination, made him on of the greatest and most influencial figures of computer history.

Quote: "There are a lot of people who think that Al Gore or Bill Gates invented the Internet. It's all right. It doesn't bother me. I know what I did".