Christopher 'moot' Poole
Christopher 'moot' Poole is the founder of 4chan, an image-based bulletin board. Originally a niche site for anime fans, 4chan is now one of the most influential communities on the net. With over 12 million users a month, many viral videos, internet phenomena, and memes start on 4chan. In 2010 Poole was a featured speaker at the TED Conference, and has been profiled by TIME, CNN, The Washington Post, and Technology Review. Recently he started Canvas, a project to find new and better ways for people to hang out and collaborate online.