Tim Berners-Lee Biography

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA, DFBCS, also known as "TimBL", is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a proposal for an information management system in March 1989, and he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol client and server via the Internet sometime around mid November of that same year.

Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which oversees the Web's continued development. He is also the founder of the World Wide Web Foundation, and is a senior researcher and holder of the Founders Chair at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He is a director of the Web Science Research Initiative, and a member of the advisory board of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence.

In 2004, Berners-Lee was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his pioneering work. In April 2009, he was elected a foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Tim Berners-Lee
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Scientist, Computer Scientist, Researcher, Inventor, Professor, Public speaker
Religion:
Unitarian Universalism
Date of Birth:
June 8, 1955 (63)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
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