• Jul 31, 1941
    (b.) - ?

Bio/Description

Born in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies), he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Delft University of Technology. He holds a BSEE and joined NCR in the Netherlands in 1974. His role in co-establishing and chairing the IEEE 802.11 Standards Working Group for Wireless Local Area Networks has led to some referring to him as the "Father of Wi-Fi". After chairing the WG, he successfully mobilized the computer industry to support the agenda item for 455 MHz of spectrum at co-primary allocation on the agenda of the World Radio Conference 2003. In October 2003, he retired from Agere Systems. For his pioneering work on Wi-Fi, he is the recipient of the Innovation Award 2004 of "The Economist", the Dutch Vosko Trophy, 2 Wi-Fi Alliance Leadership Awards, The IEEE Standards Medallion, the IEEE Leadership Award, the IEEE Hans Karlsson Award and the IEEE Steinmetz Award. He is a co-author of “The Innovation Journey of Wi-Fi: The Road Toward Global Success”; with Wolter Lemstra and John Groenewegen (eds), 2010. ISBN 0521199719.
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    Jul 31, 1941
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    Male
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    His role in co-establishing and chairing the IEEE 802.11 Standards Working Group for Wireless Local Area Networks has led to him being considered as the "Father of Wi-Fi"
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