In Memoriam to WOW Members and other Web Professionals that Have Passed
David Shrimpton, University of Kent, U.K.
David Shrimpton was the Director of Learning and Teaching for the Computing Laboratory at the University of Kent. He led the development of a new degree course in Web Computing at Kent, as well as designing and running a range of Web based courses. He was principal investigator for a research project on the convergence of interactive TV and the Web and has contributed to standards bodies including both the ISO and W3C. David gained his PhD in 1992 in networking and since has been an enthusiastic educator within both academia and industry. David was a member of WebProfessionals.org organization and headed up a number of workshops around the U.S. on behalf of the the association. David was also a member of the W3C advisory committee.