Broward College Speaker Series: Jimmy Wales
Presented by Virgin Trains USA and in partnership with Broward Center for the Performing Arts
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Wikipedia founder and tech visionary Jimmy Wales
Ranked by Forbes Magazine as a “Web Celeb”, Jimmy Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur, wiki pioneer, and technology visionary, who is best known as the Founder of Wikipedia, an international collaborative free content encyclopedia on the Internet, and the Wikimedia Foundation. He is also the founder of WikiTribune, a groundbreaking ad-free news platform that produces evidence-based journalism, and co-founder of Wikia, a privately-owned free web hosting service.
Mr. Wales 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. Mr. Wales has received an honorary doctorate from numerous academic institutions, including Knox College of Illinois where he was presented with a Pioneer Award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Maastricht University, where he received the Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service.
VIP Meet & Greet option includes a photo with the speaker and a dessert reception. Starts immediately after the lecture.
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