Lee Daniel Crocker

Lee Daniel Crocker is an American computer programmer and poker player. He is best known for rewriting the software upon which Wikipedia runs, to address scalability problems. This software, originally known as Phase III, went live in July 2002 and became the foundation of what is now called MediaWiki. MediaWikis code repository was still named phase3 until the move from Subversion to Git in March 2012.


Source: Wikipedia