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John Bruce

Co-founder and CEO

Prior to partnering with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, he was the co-founder and CEO of Resilient, a company that developed a new approach to cybersecurity before being acquired by IBM. Before inrupt, John led four start-ups, three of which resulted in global acquisitions. John will apply his decades of strategic business leadership and experience with leading software and service companies to launch inrupt and the next phase of the web.

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Co-founder and CTO

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 and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the international standards forum for technical development of the Web, and 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. Tim is a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Computer Science and AI Lab ("CSAIL”) where his research group works to re-decentralize the web. In April 2017, Sir Tim was awarded the Turing Prize which is considered the "Nobel Prize of Computing”. Tim is a long time defender of Net Neutrality and the openness of the web.

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Ruben Verborgh

Ruben focuses on shaping the Solid ecosystem and its developer experience. He has helped develop Solid’s architecture, its features and handled software maintenance. Ruben is a professor of Semantic Web technology at Ghent University – imec.

“We will have a better web when apps compete to provide people with the best experience, instead of competing to own people's data.”

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Justin Bingham

Justin is working to cultivate the Solid ecosystem as well as building technologies upon it that move the needle. He has been closely involved in Solid’s strategy, architecture, developer experience, and end user experience. Justin is also Chief Technology Officer at Janeiro Digital.

“I want to seed the world with technology that works on behalf of the people or organizations that use it.”

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Kjetil Kjernsmo

Senior Developer

Kjetil is a senior developer for inrupt, acting as project release manager and the Solid community manager. He has worked on Solid’s server-side architecture and implementation as well as its community engagement and processes. Kjetil has a Ph.D. in  Informatics from the University of Oslo in Norway. He has 20 years of experience with social and semantic web technology.

“I want to empower everyone, not just to publish, but to develop our common future.”

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Mitzi László

Communications Manager

Mitzi is the communications manager for inrupt. She has been a public speaker on data ethics and carried out ethics audits for the European Commission. Mitzi graduated in neuroscience from Kings College London, specialising in decision making. 

"Whoever controls data, controls the future. I believe that your data should work for you." 

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Samantha McGarry

SVP of InkHouse

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Tiffany Darmetko

VP of InkHouse

Samantha co-leads inrupt’s marketing, PR and design teams at InkHouse, helping to shape, visualize and share inrupt’s story.

Tiffany co-leads inrupt’s marketing, PR and design teams at InkHouse, helping to shape, visualize and share inrupt’s story.

 

…Plus a broad and global team of talented developers and thinkers from the Solid community