#5618 Overall Influence

Larry Sanger

American former professor, co-founder of Wikipedia, founder of Citizendium and other projects


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Lawrence Mark Sanger is an American Internet project developer and philosopher who co-founded the online encyclopedia Wikipedia along with Jimmy Wales, for which Sanger coined the name and wrote much of its original governing policy. Sanger has worked on other online projects, including Nupedia, Encyclopedia of Earth, Citizendium, WatchKnowLearn, Reading Bear, Infobitt and Everipedia. He has also advised blockchain company Phunware and the nonprofit online American political encyclopedia Ballotpedia.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Ohio State University

Public research university in Columbus, Ohio, United States

Reed College

Private liberal arts college in Portland, Oregon

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#1289 World Rank
#1518 World Rank
#1595 World Rank
Computer Science