Tim Berners-Lee is an English computer scientist best known for being the creator if the World Wide Web. After he graduated he began work at a telecommunication company in Poole called Plessey, where he helped to create software for printers. He worked at CERN from June to December in 1980. He began to develop his ideas as early as 1989 and implemented a successful communication via the Internet in the same year. He was knighted for his pioneering work in 2004.