Pieter van der Meulen
ORG SURFnet Title BIO Pieter van der Meulen is Technical Product Manager in the department of Middleware Services (MWS) at SURFnet. He is responsible for the technical management of the SURFconext service. SURFconext is the collaboration platform for the Dutch higher education and research community that combines Federated Identity Management with groups for authorization and collaboration purposes. Before Pieter came to SURFnet in 2011 he worked at Advanced Encryption Technology (AET) where he was the technical lead of a team developing a software suite used for producing and managing smart cards and digital identities. During this time he designed solutions for projects with international customers in government, finance and industry. Pieter has been writing software from an early age on, and continues to do so. He holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente.