Daniel Dardailler

Daniel Dardailler is W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Associate Chair for Europe, Director of International Relations. He also work for the Web Foundation, a new organisation whose mission is to advance the Web to benefit humanity.

He’s also served on the ICANN Board of Directors as W3C liaison and is also a member of the UN Internet Governance Forum advisory group.

Daniel is a regular lecturer on academic topics related to the Internet and the Web at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

Daniel joined the W3C team in Sophia-Antipolis, France, in July 1996. In 1997, he launched the Web Accessibility Initiative and was the Technical Director of the activity til 2003. As such, he participated in the design of some important standards like HTML, CSS, WAI Guidelines. From 2000 to 2005, Daniel was W3C Europe operational Director.

Prior to joining W3C, from 1990 to 1996, Daniel was working in Cambridge, USA, as a software designer and programmer for the X Window System Consortium and before that the OSF/TheOpenGroup. From 1986 to 1990, he was a Unix/Graphics engineer at the Bull Research Center in France.

Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science in Digital Typography and Networking from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (1989).

The following picture is the only one I know of me with a tie, besides my wedding’s. Enjoy.

Leave a comment

Comments are closed.