Tantek Çelik

Web Standards Lead, Mozilla

Tantek Çelik
Tantek Çelik has been active in open web standards innovation, development, and advocacy for over 16 years. He is currently Web Standards Lead at Mozilla, a founder and community leader of GMPG, microformats.org, & indiewebcamp.com, and participates in the World Wide Consortium (W3C) Advisory Board (AB), as well as CSS & HTML Working Groups. He is the author of HTML5 Now: A Step-By-Step Tutorial for Getting Started Today (New Riders: 2010). Previously he co-edited the W3C Recommendations CSS 2.1 and CSS3 Color, co-founded GMPG, BarCamp, IndieWebCamp, and was Chief Technologist at Technorati. Tantek lives in San Francisco, and has bachelor's and master's degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University, as well as a strong background in human interface and user-centered design from his many years at Apple Computer. He shares his thoughts at tantek.com.


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