Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, founder of the World Wide Web Foundation and World Wide Web Consortium.
LeWeb’14 Paris has announced that Sir Tim Berners-Lee will address the LeWeb’14 Paris audience on December 10th. LeWeb’14 Paris will take place from December 9 to 11.
“As we close out the World Wide Web’s 25th year, we are excited for Sir Tim to share with us his goals for the web of the next quarter century,” comments Loic Le Meur, co-founder of LeWeb conference.
People everywhere are wishing the World Wide Web a happy 25th birthday while they are encouraged to share birthday greetings on social media using #web25.
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“I believe we can build a Web that truly is for everyone: one that is accessible to all, from any device, and one that empowers all of us to achieve our dignity, rights and potential as humans. Tell us about your dream for the Web with #web25,” said Berners-Lee.
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A graduate of Oxford University, Sir Tim invented the World Wide Web, an internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory, in 1989. He wrote the first Web client and server in 1990.
Founded in 2004, LeWeb is an international conference for digital innovation where visionaries, startups, tech companies, brands and leading media converge to explore today’s hottest trends and define the future of internet-driven business.