Tim Berners-Lee

World Wide Web

A New Revolution

Timothy John Berners-Lee was born in the 8 june, 1995 in London, England

In 1990 Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web (WWW). On 25 December 1990, with the help of Robert Cailliau and a young student at CERN, he implemented the first successful communication between a Hypertext Transfer Protocol client and server via the Internet.

Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, which oversees the Web’s development and he is also a member of The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence.

In 2004 Tim was knighted by Queen Ellizabeth II for his outstanding work.

He was also honoured as “Inventor of the World Wide Web”in a section of the 2012 summer olympics opening ceremony in which he appeared in person, working at a NeXT Computer at the London Olympic Stadium.