Tim Berners-Lee, the Inventor of Internet


Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the Internet, was born on June 8, 1955, in London, England. Tim is a Computer Scientist who graduated from Queen's College in Oxford, England. He is currently a professor at MIT, and is also the director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which oversees the Web's continued development. He is also the founder of the World Wide Web Foundation, and is a senior researcher and holder of the 3Com Founders Chair at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Tim Berners-Lee invented the Internet on December 25, 1990 when he implemented the first successful communication between the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) client and a server that would later be named the Internet.

Sources:
http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/
http://www.nndb.com/people/573/000023504/
http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/berners-lee.htm


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