Name: Phillip Rosedale
Born: September 29, 1968, in San Diego, California, USA
- American entrepreneur.
- Founder of the Linden Lab's virtual world Second Life (1999).
- Founder of High Fidelity Inc.
Honors and awards
- Honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards (2008).
- One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World (2007).
- WIRED's Rave Award for Innovation in Business (2006).
"We don't see this as a game. We see it as a platform that is, in many ways, better than the real world."
"It's a bit like The Matrix . We provide the land, and the community builds the actual world, which gives everyone a huge sense of being pioneers in a great experiment."