About Inrupt
"I founded Inrupt because it was vital to the future of the web."
Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The next phase of the web

Solid fulfills the web as Sir Tim Berners-Lee originally envisioned it.

Inrupt powers innovation for the shared benefit of individuals, developers and organizations. We lead a worldwide movement of inventors, investors, technologists, business leaders and governments who are committed to a web that works for everyone.


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John Bruce
CEO & Co-founder / Director

With a background as both a founder and an executive at global tech firms, John is uniquely qualified to help engineer the next phase of the web alongside his co-founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee. He brings to bear decades of successful business leadership and experience creating new markets around innovative software. Prior to partnering with Tim, he was the co-founder and CEO of Resilient, now an IBM company, that developed a new approach to cybersecurity.

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee
CTO & Co-founder / Director

Named one of Time Magazine’s ‘100 Most Important People of the 20th Century,’ Tim invented the web while at CERN in 1989. He is the Founder of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the international standards forum for technical development of the Web, and co-founder of the Web Foundation whose mission is that the World Wide Web serves humanity. He co-founded and is President of the Open Data Institute in London.

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Bruce Schneier
Chief of Security Architecture

Bruce is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a security guru by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books -- including Click Here to Kill Everybody -- as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University;

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Rudina Seseri
Rudina Seseri is Founder and Managing Partner of Glasswing Ventures, leading the firm’s investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled enterprise software as a service (SaaS), cloud, Information Technology (IT) software, and vertical markets. Rudina has led investments and held Board of Directors roles at ChaosSearch, CloudTruth, Inrupt, Navigant (acquired by Veritas), Plannuh, Talla, Verusen, Zylotech, Celtra, CrowdTwist (acquired by Oracle), and SocialFlow.
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Scott English
Scott English is Senior Managing Director and Head of U.S. Investments for Hearst Ventures and pursues strategic investments and acquisitions for Hearst in digital media. English has invested in, and served as a board director or observer of over 20 companies. Most recently, English led the investments in portfolio companies Drone Racing League, Spartan Race, BuzzFeed, ShareCare, Pandora, Brightcove, Sling Media and WideOrbit. His primary focus is on Hearst’s investments in the United States.
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John Patton
John Patton is a Partner with Forte Ventures, collaborating and co-investing with corporate strategic partners to scale disruptive technology companies across various sectors including enterprise SaaS, financial and insurance technology, and mobility technology. John serves as a member or observer of the Board of Directors at Inrupt, Verusen, Gradient, Blueprint, Evident and Sprockets.

Worldwide team

Though young, Inrupt is already a global business. We have team members in Boston, New York, London, Dublin, Ghent, Toronto, Barcelona, Vienna and probably several more places by the time you read this.

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Growing partner ecosystem

As Inrupt sparks a new era of the web, we cooperate with organizations, leaders, and individuals from all over the world.

We’re aligning a cohort of early adopters, plus a highly motivated open source developer community. Together, we will usher in a new era of creativity, opportunity, and market-shaping competition.

To learn more about how to work together with Inrupt, please see our Contact page or send a note to info@inrupt.com.

We're always looking to add talented and motivated people.

Please see our Careers page or send us a note at jobs@inrupt.com.


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