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  1. Wikipedia’s founder, Jimmy Wales, continues on in the Wikimedia movement as a member of the Wikimedia Foundation’s Board of Trustees, 20 years after he first orchestrated Wikipedia’s debut on the internet.

  2. Ranked by Forbes Magazine as a “Web Celeb”, Jimmy Donal 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.

  3. Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating and created Wikipedia, the self-organizing, self-correcting, never-finished online encyclopedia.

  4. Mar 27, 2024 · Born in Huntsville Alabama in 1966 into a humble household, Jimmy Donal Wales stand out for his intense curiosity and academic ability. He received his first computer – a Timex Sinclair – at age six, teaching himself to program.

  5. Mar 19, 2013 · Founding Wikipedia in 2001 (along with Larry Sanger, by most accounts other than Wales’), Wales understood the web’s egalitarian underpinning and the open source method’s ability to spur...

  6. Jan 16, 2007 · http://www.ted.com Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating and created Wikipedia, the self-organizing, self-correcting,...

  7. In 2001, the license for Nupedia was changed to GFDL, and Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger launched Wikipedia as a complementary project, using an online wiki [6] as a collaborative drafting tool.

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