Charles McCathie Nevile
Charles joined Yandex in August 2012 after 7 years leading standards work at Opera, and 6 years before that on the W3C staff. (Before that he worked 5 years in a bar). He is co-chair of W3C's Webapps working group, and is interested in a lot of areas of web technology, how it can be improved and what it can do. He has a degree in medieval history, lives in Spain and is sorry he doesn't yet speak much Russian.