Sir Timothy Berners-Lee
Sir Timothy Berners-Lee Foreign Member
Director, World Wide Web Consortium , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA, United States
More Info
  • 2007
  • Computer Science & Engineering
More Info
  • 2007
  • Computer Science & Engineering
Election Citation
Berners-Lee is principally responsible for inventing the World Wide Web. He devised and implemented the first Web browser and Web server and helped foster the Web's subsequent explosive development. He currently directs the W3 Consortium, developing tools and standards to further the Web's potential.