Erik Huizer, CEO GÉANT

Erik Huizer is CEO at GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services for research and education. For over 30 years he has been involved in education and research networking, internet standardisation and internet governance. For his contributions to the internet he was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014. In 2015 he was honored with the title of Dutch ICT personality of the year. Until 2015 he served as part-time professor Internet Applications at University of Utrecht. He remains a research associate at this university. Erik has has been teaching Internet policy and technology at a variety of workshops in developing countries. He is a TEDx speaker.