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.

Source/Notes: Wales to Computerworld, Wikipedia founder gazes into site's future (18 August 2006), based on an earlier interview at Wikimania
Source/Notes: Wales to Computerworld, Wikipedia founder gazes into site's future (18 August 2006), based on an earlier interview at Wikimania

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Source/Notes: Edit comment, removing attempts to minimize the significance of the Wikipedia:Ignore all rules policy statement (19 August 2006)
Source/Notes: Interview with news24.com (April 2007)

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