Johan Stokking [The Things Network]

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Tech lead and co-founder


Johan Stokking is tech lead and co-founder of The Things Network. Together with a strong community, he is on a mission to build an open, crowd sourced and decentralized internet of things data network. The city of Amsterdam was covered in six weeks. Global coverage is next.

He started programming at the age of 12 and published his first commercial product during high school. He studied Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Groningen with a major in information engineering and did his internship at Accenture Strategy Consulting. With some corporate experience in his pocket, he focused on scalable, stable and event-driven systems design and implementation.

Johan started The Things Network in the summer of 2015 with Wienke Giezeman. With over a 100 communities worldwide, impact on thousands of people and a reach in the millions, they are committed to build the global network together with the community.

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