Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales

Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales

Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia, and the for-profit Wikia web hosting company. Wikipedia*

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Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2007 with two videos. Most common tag: Online Technology.

Appearances by Title:c. January 15, 2001 - Present Founder, Wikipedia Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Technology and Information Sharing

    Technology and Information Sharing

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales talked about the importance of his online encyclopedia that gives everyone free access to knowledge…

  • Improving Electronic Government

    Improving Electronic Government

    Witnesses testified about improving access to federal government on the Internet. Topics included re-authorization of the…

  • Future of the Internet

    Future of the Internet

    Jimbo Wales was interviewed on stage about developing collaborative authorship software, called wiki, and opening an Internet web site with…

  • Q&A with Jimmy Wales

    Q&A with Jimmy Wales

    Jimmy Wales was interviewed about his life and Wikipedia, a free online multi-language encyclopedia written collaboratively by…

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