Mark Graham

director Wayback Machine

Mark Graham is director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive, where he works to help make the Web more useful and reliable by archiving and making available hundreds of millions of Web pages every day (more than 850 billion to date).

Previously, Mark was senior vice president with NBC News Digital where he managed several business units including Stringwire, a live mobile video platform for collaborative citizen reporting. Mark also served as senior vice president of technology at iVillage, The Women’s Network; cofounded Rojo Networks, one of the first large-scale feed aggregators and personalized blog readers. In the early days of the internet Mark led The WELL’s effort to build the first web-based interface for online forums. He also helped bring the pre-web internet to millions of people by creating and running AOL's Internet Center. Additionally, Mark managed technology for the pioneering US-Soviet Sovam Teleport email service and cofounded and lead PeaceNet, one of the first online communities for progressive social change, and later the Institute for Global Communications,, one of the world’s first ISPs. He also cofounded the global NGO, Association for Progressive Communications,

Mark was introduced to computer-mediated communications while he served in the U.S. Air Force, spending more than three years working at the Air Force Data Services Center at the Pentagon. While still in uniform, Mark cofounded the Washington DC Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Freeze, and later compiled a list of peace groups that was published as the Peace Resource Book while helping to run a nationwide PR and organizing campaign for the movie The Day After.

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