School: University of Houston
Year Created: 2002

Ten years ago, then just a freshman at U of H, the tenacious Texas native created a blogging platform that changed the game forever. You'd be hard pressed to pinpoint the exact moment blogging exploded (somewhere between 2003 - 2005), but one thing is certain: Without Matt Mullenweg's bold idea, the Internetand how we communicate onlinewould not be what it is today.