The Solid team help coordinate the standardisation work and support those who are implementing and using Solid.

If you are interested in joining the Solid team email info@solidproject.org with your CV and motivation letter.

Tim Berners-Lee

Solid 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 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”). In April 2017, Sir Tim was awarded the Turing Prize which is considered the “Nobel Prize of Computing”.

Mitzi László

Solid Manager Mitzi graduated in neuroscience from Kings College London before working for a Brazilian epidemiology study funded by the Wellcome Trust specialising in decision making. Her frustration at not being able to access data for public health research is what led her to work on data ethics and security. She has worked as an independent advisor from the European Commission and is a regular public speaker at venues such as the Berkman Klein Centre and the Ada Lovelace Festival as well as featuring on BBC Tomorrow’s World.

Sarven Capadisli

Solid Editor Sarven worked on the MIT academic Solid project. He contributes to the advancement of open Web platform specifications and the development of social decentralised applications. He is active as an information architect and scientist in linked research communication.

Ruben Verborgh

Solid Editor Ruben Verborgh is a professor of Decentralized Web technology at IDLab, Ghent University – imec, and a research affiliate at the Decentralized Information Group of CSAIL at MIT. Additionally, he acts as a technology advocate for Inrupt and the Solid ecosystem wherein people and organizations control their own data. He focuses on ecosystem architecture and developer experience.

Justin Bingham

Solid Editor Justin is co-founder of Janeiro Digital who is working on implementing Solid.

Dmitri Zagidulin

Solid Editor Dmitri worked on the MIT academic Solid project.

Kjetil Kjernsmo

Solid Editor Kjetil works for inrupt and focuses on the Solid test suite development. He has a Ph.D. in Informatics from the University of Oslo in Norway and has 20 years of experience with social and semantic web technology.

Vincent Tunru

Creator
Vincent is a front-end engineer for inrupt trying to make sure software has a positive impact. Before inrupt he worked on finding out how technology can help ensuring open access to academic research. He is focusing on technical writing for app developers to learn how to build Solid apps.

Nicolas Seydoux

Creator Nicolas is a developer at Inrupt. He joined the company after his PhD on the Semantic Web of Things, mixing semantic web and IoT. In this domain, he contributed to FOSS software and to an industrial standard ackowledging the importance of semantic interoperability. He also worked on decentralized reasoning and open data platforms.

Dan Wilkinson

Creator Dan Wilkinson is an independent brand consultant who specialises in disruptive technologies and innovative products or services. Dan has worked for a number of leading global agencies and companies over the past 15 years across brand, advertising, digital product and content.

Tony Morelli

Creator Tony Morelli is a Principal Experience Designer with Janeiro Digital who works with the design and development team to conceptualize and design the user interfaces and experiences of Solid patterns and applications.

Lisa Nguyen

Creator
Lisa Nguyen is an Experience Designer at Janeiro Digital in Boston. She’s currently developing concepts for Solid databrowser and applications.

Jackson Morgan

Administrator Jackson is a full stack engineer focusing on applications, server-development, and security at Inrupt.