Sirca’s Chris Mendes at the British Consulate

Chris Mendes, CTO of Sirca Limited, was invited to the British Consulate recently to join a select group of Australian IT professionals for afternoon tea with Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Later that day, Sir Tim sat on a panel with Sirca’s Paul McCarthy.

Sir Tim spoke of his views about the importance of Open Data for government and his recent efforts in the UK and the USA. Chris and Sir Tim discussed the importance of trying to establish open standards for financial data.

Chris Mendes (Left) meets with Sir Tim Berners-Lee