Sir Tim John Berners-Lee
Information about the man who changed the world
How its all started
He was honoured as the 'Inventor of the World Wide Web' in a section of the 2012 summer Olympic opening ceremony in which he appeared in person, working at a next computer at the London Olympic Stadium. He tweeted "This is for everyone" which was instantly spelled out in lights attached to the chairs of the 80,000 people in the audience.