Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Tim is the English scientist who invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. In 2017, Sir Tim was awarded the ACM A.M. Turing Prize for this invention. The Turing Prize called the “Nobel Prize of Computing” is considered one of the most prestigious awards in Computer Science. He is a Founding Director of the World Wide Web Foundation that advocates for an open and connected internet. Time Magazine named him one of the ‘100 Most Important People of the 20th Century’.

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