Sir Tim Berners-Lee proposed in 1989 a global hypertext project, to be known as the World Wide Web. Today he speaks on building industries on the Web, on electronic commerce, creativity in cyberspace and on the future of the Internet. Tim invented the World Wide Web. He leads the World Wide Web Consortium, overseeing the Web´s standards and development.
Tim is the author of "Weaving the Web", on the the past, present and future of the Web. He is also a Director of the World Wide Web Foundation, started in 2008 to fund and coordinate efforts to further the potential of the Web to benefit humanity.