Rob van Kranenburg is the Founder of the IoT Council. He has completed his studies in the Netherlands as well as worked in the University of Amsterdam. He founded the think tank IoT Council in 2009. His technical works include “The Internet of Things: A Critique of Ambient Technology & the All-Seeing Network of RFID” and he has co-published “Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8: The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World”. He is also the co-founder of Bricolabs. Currently, he is serving in the SmartCitiesWorld Advisory Board.