Co-founder of the widely used non-profit online encyclopedia Wikipedia and the for-profit hosting company known as Wikia.
He attended Indiana University and the University of Alabama.
He received criticism for the accuracy of the content that was published on Wikipedia.
He was married to Christine Rohan from 1997 to 2010. He married a third time to Kate Garvey in 2012. He has daughters named Ada and Kira.
He and Mark Zuckerberg were both pioneers of the Cyber Age.