Robin Hicks
Sep 18, 2008

Profile... The internet revolutionary with sensible shoes

Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales may look like a professor, but he is bringing his knowledge crusade to Asia.

Jimmy Wales is not short of ambition. “I want every person in the world to be given free access to the sum of all human knowledge,” he recently told the Global Brand Forum in Singapore.

But, the thing is, he hardly strikes you as a man who is going to change the world.

Wearing a plain sweater, sensible shoes and a tidy beard, the diminutive founder of Wikipedia looks more dowdy professor...

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