Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales

Born: August 7, 1966

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Biography: Jimmy Donal Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as a co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia and the Wikia company. Wales was born in Huntsville, Alabama, United States, where he attended Randolph School, a university-preparatory school, then earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance.

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Source/Notes: Alluding to a famous quote Laws are like sausages — it is better not to see them being made., generally attributed to Otto von Bismarck.

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