Marc  Weber

Marc Weber

Founding Curator, Internet History Program
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Marc started the Computer History Museum's Internet History Program as Founding Curator and developed the Web, Networking, and Mobile galleries of the Museum's permanent exhibit “Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing”.

Marc pioneered Web history as a topic starting in early 1995. His initial investigations as a journalist became the Web History Project, which assembled the first archive of early Web materials and interviewed over 80 key figures with crucial help from the Web's main inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee and colleagues.

Marc and co-founder Kevin Hughes brought together most core Web and hypertext pioneers at the 1997 international Web conference with the first Web History events plus a major temporary exhibit. Other large events co-organized by Marc include a follow up program at the 2007 international Web conference, and a panel on the 30th anniversary of when the ARPANET became the Internet.

In 2006, prior to his work with the Museum, he co-founded the Web History Center whose 12 members include Stanford, the Internet Archive, SRI, and SLAC.

Marc has been interviewed on Web history topics by major media from the BBC to American Public Radio’s "Marketplace", presented at international conferences, consulted for patent cases and companies served as an advisor to documentaries from the History and Discovery channels.

Marc is an award-winning technology writer and journalist. He has consulted on technology topics since 1987 and has been author or editor of four how-to guides for computer consultants. He holds bachelors degrees in Neurobiology and in Creative Writing (with Honors) from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.