John Bruce

CEO, Inrupt

With a background as both a founder and an executive at global tech firms, John is uniquely qualified to help engineer the next phase of the web alongside his co-founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Prior to partnering with Tim, he was the co-founder and CEO of Resilient, now an IBM company, that developed a new approach to cybersecurity. Through Resilient and four other successful startups, John has experienced first-hand the strategic challenges that the current structure of the web causes for users, developers and organizations around the world.

Inrupt strives to empower individuals by giving them control over their own data. Their technology, Solid, allows people to store personal information securely in private “Pods” instead of on big platforms. This puts individuals in charge of who accesses their data and for what purpose.

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