Tim Berners-Lee


Currently ranked 13 on The VIP List.

  • Invented the World Wide Web. Estimation score
  • Studied at the University of Oxford. Education score
  • Worked at CERN and MIT. Vocation score

“The goal of the Web is to serve humanity. We build it now so that those who come to it later will be able to create things that we cannot ourselves imagine.”

Tim Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist and the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium W3C which is repsonsible for the continued development of the web. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2004 for his pioneering work and contributions. 

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