Herman Wagter: Former CEO, Amsterdam CityNet

Guru BanavarHerman Wagter is a program manager specialized in developing and managing large multi-stakeholder initiatives. He managed the Amsterdam FttH-programma Citynet from its inception in 2002 until the moment Reggefiber and KPN acquired a majority stake in the operating company (GNA), and has been active both as industry analyst (Diffraction Analysis) and consultant for FttH projects since then. His experience as managing director of operating companies of listed multinationals (Randstad, Stork) supports him in balancing the business demands with the public cause. As an active tinkerer he experiments at home frequently with new applications and devices for his 100/100 Mbps FttH connection, such as Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) for his home network.