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Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Lifetime Achievement Award

Web Foundation · July 12, 2012

Web Foundation founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee has recently been named a Lifetime Achievement Award Winner by Newsweek’s Digital Power Index for Innovators. Please join us in congratulating Sir Tim for this announcement.

Sir Tim was recognized for inventing the World Wide Web as well as his passionate fight for a free and open Web. Categorized among the Index’s Innovators – the “game changers who are remapping the digital landscape” – he joins the company of the category’s other winners including Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Twitter co-founder and Chairman Jack Dorsey, and Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy.

Newsweek/The Daily Beast selected panelists responsible for identifying leaders or luminaries who they felt had the most influence in each category during the last year. Panelists for the Innovators category included Kim Dotcom of Megaupload, Matt Mullenweg of WordPress, Alison Pincus of One Kings Lane, Lucy Sanders of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, and Ryan Schreiber of Pitchfork.

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