Jimmy Wales

Founder, Wikipedia.org

Internet and technology entrepreneur. Founder, online non-profit encyclopaedia Wikipedia. Co-Founder, privately owned Wikia, including its entertainment media brand, Fandom powered by Wikia. Serves on the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit charitable organization he established to operate Wikipedia. April 2017, launched WikiTribune - a news website involving professional journalists working alongside volunteers to curate fact checked and reliable articles. Named in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" for role in creating Wikipedia (2006).