Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales is an Internet entrepreneur best known for co-founding Wikipedia.
Jimmy is a Fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. He serves on the Board of Directors of Socialtext, a provider of wiki technology to businesses and the non-profit organization Creative Commons. He has received an honorary doctorate from Knox College of Illinois and was presented with a Pioneer Award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation in 2006.
Jimmy was listed in the "Scientists & Thinkers" section of the Time 100 in 2006 and number 12 in Forbes "The Web Celebs 25". The World Economic Forum chose him as one of the "Young Global Leaders" of 2007. In 2014 Jimmy was named one of "25 Web Superstars" by The Daily Telegraph.