Christopher Poole

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Christopher PooleName: Christopher Poole

Born: c.1988

Computer-related contributions

  • American Internet entrepreneur from New York City, noted for founding the websites 4chan and Canvas.
  • Leopoldo Godoy of Brazilian TV Globo called Poole's 4chan "the ground zero of Western Web culture."

Honors and awards

  • Voted the world's most influential person of 2008 by Time (2009).