Mary Hester


Mary Hester is a Community Manager Research at SURFnet, the Dutch research and education network. She is the project lead for the Enlighten Your Research programmes and works with campuses to optimise network infrastructures for data-intensive research.

Previously, Mary worked at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Computing Sciences and for ESnet as part of the Science Engagement Group. She received her bachelor’s degree in Physics and is pursuing her career and education in networking.