Tim Hwang

Co-Founder of the Awesome Foundation for the Arts and Sciences

Tim Hwang is the co-founder of the Awesome Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, a distributed, worldwide philanthropic organization created to provide lightweight grants to projects that forward the interest of awesomeness in the universe. Launched in 2009, the foundation has 63 chapters located all around the world, from New York City to Ulaanbaatar.

Tim previously worked at the Mozilla Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Creative Commons and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. He is also the creator of ROFLCon, a series of conferences celebrating and bringing together Internet celebrities to talk about the past, present and future of Web culture (and funny cats online).

Tim's work has been covered in the Atlantic Monthly, the Huffington Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and Wired, among others.

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