- Tim Berners Lee is
a British computer
- He was born
in London in 1955.
- His parents are mathematician.
- They worked on the first commercially-built
computer, the Ferranti Mark.
- They frequently discussed mathematics at
home, and encouraged Tim’s scientific interest.
- Sheen Mount Primary School
- London's Emanuel School
- Physics department at Oxford in 1976
- Mathematics and electronics from early age.
- As a schoolboy, he closely followed the
emerging field of transistor technology and built
electronic devices to control his model trains.
- In his spare time, he soldered together his own
computer terminal from a discarded calculator,
broken television sets and a car battery.
He worked at
- Plessey Telecommunications
- D.G. Nash
- Image Computer Systems
He created his own way started from
"Isn't there a better way? Can't we just
fix this problem for good?"
Over time it became
"Can't we convert every information
system so that it looks like part of some
imaginary information system which
everyone can read?"
According to him
“The web is more a social creation
than a technical one. I designed it
for a social effect to help people
work together. The ultimate goal of
the Web is to support and improve
our weblike existence in the world.”
Field of business Network Technology
Organization type Non-Profit
Foundation date 1990
External environmental reasons There is no such a system that can provide electronic information
Industry before the invention There was Internet, hypertext language, multi font text objects
Innovation Creating “WWW”
Social Value Accessibility information
The main profession of the inventor Physic and Math
The link between inventor and technology Inventor worked at CERN and his personal interests
The most effective reason to invention “Why everybody can’t read information?” problematical in his
Social Intent Major
Scientific Intent Minor
Economic Intent None
Brief Description of Biography
Factors affecting the entrepreneurship
Cognitive factors Effective in all phases of entrepreneurship process
Prior knowledge and experience Physics, Mathematics, Electronics
Cognitive style Analytical
Institutional environment factors Effective in at least phase of entrepreneurship process
Family Encouraging Tim to interest in science
Social network Work environment
Family and social network Not effective in all phases of entrepreneurship
Economic environment Not effective in all phases of entrepreneurship
Political environment Not effective in all phases of entrepreneurship
Factor in opportunity exploration and
Prior knowledge and experience In both opportunity exploration and exploitation phase
Cognitive style In both opportunity exploration and exploitation phase
Institutional environment factors
Family In exploration phase, indirectly effect. Family effected his
Social Network In exploitation phase
Social environment In exploitation phase
Economic environment No affect
Political environment No affect