35 People Who Changed the Internet

The world has become a tightly connected since the Internet in came in use. In recent years, it is the leading source for news, features and hands-on advice for people. Most of us now communicate through e-mail and read e- newspaper. We now watch movies online, even Internet has become a wide business venture for us. The web has also transformed itself into a social media place. Having a great idea is one thing and turning that idea into a booming and successful experiment through innovation and execution is another thing. Here, I’ve listed some peoples who have the major impact on revolutionized the web.


Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn (Father of the Internet)
The Father of Internet Vint Cerf, together with Bob Kahn created the TCP/IP suite of communication protocols.
Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn

Tim Berners-Lee (Inventor of World Wide Web)
Tim Berners-Lee

Ray Tomlinson (Father of Email)
Ray Tomlinson

Michael Hart (The Birth of eBooks)
Michael Hart

Gary Thuerk (The First Email Spam)
Gary Thuerk

Scott Fahlman (The First Emoticon)
Scott Fahlman

Marc Andreessen (Creator of Netscape Navigator)
Marc Andreessen

Jarkko Oikarinen (Internet Relay Chat, IRC)
Jarkko Oikarinen

Robert Tappan Morris (First Worm Virus)
Robert Tappan Morris

Ward Cunningham (The First Wiki)
Ward Cunningham

Sabeer Bhatia (Creator of Hotmail)
Sabeer Bhatia

Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Founder of Google, Inc)
Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Bill Gates (Co-founder of  Microsoft)
Bill Gates

Steve Jobs (Founder of Apple)
Steve Jobs

David Filo and Jerry Yang (Started Yahoo)
David Filo and Jerry Yang

Brad Fitzpatrick (Creator of LiveJournal)
Brad Fitzpatrick

Shawn Fanning (Developer of Napster)
Shawn Fanning

Peter Thiel (Paypal)
Peter Thiel

Pierre Morad Omidyar (Ebay)
Pierre Morad Omidyar

Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikipedia)
Jimmy Wales

Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake (Flickr)
Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake

Jonathan Abrams (Friendster)
Jonathan Abrams

Bram Cohen (Bit Torrent)
Bram Cohen

Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn)
Reid Hoffman

Matt Mullenweg (Founder of WordPress)
Matt Mullenweg

Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim (Youtube)
Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim

Craig Newmark (Craigslist)
Craig Newmark

Julian Assange (WikiLeaks)
Julian Assange

Dick Costolo (FeedBurner)
Dick Costolo

Mark Zuckerberg (Founder of Facebook)
Mark Zuckerberg

Jack Dorsey (Twitter)
Jack Dorsey

Jeff Bezos (Founder of Amazon)
Jeff Bezos

Matt Drudge (The Drudge Report)
Matt Drudge

David Bohnett (Geocities)
David Bohnett

Niklas Zennstrom (Skype)
Niklas Zennstrom

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