Tim Berners-Lee tops "tech influencer" chart… but more importantly, Jobs beats Gates!

tim_berners-lee_photo.jpgThe widely acknowledged founder of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has been named as the most influential person in technology over the past 150 years for his impact on society and groundbreaking technology.

Intel invited a panel of experts to vote on the world’s 45 most influential technologists, and came up with some interesting results.

Following Sir Tim come the two founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, in second and third places. In fourth place is Gugilelmo Marconi, inventor of the radiotelegraph system, and in fifth place, Jack Kilby, inventor of the integrated circuit and calculator.