Klass Wierenga

Klaas Wierenga

Klaas Wierenga invented eduroam, which provides free, secure, international wi-fi roaming service to academic and research communities when they travel to participating institutions all over the world. Available in over 100 countries on every continent, eduroam has helped increase collaborative initiatives among universities and schools. Wierenga started eduroam in 2002 while at SURFnet, the Netherlands’ National Research and Education Network (NREN), where he also built the first generation of federated identity systems. Read his full bio here.