Ruben Verborgh

Professor, Ghent University, Research affiliate, MIT, Technology Advocate, Inrupt

What is Solid, the technology Sir Tim Berners-Lee is pioneering to re-orient the web to its original vision? How do Javascript and distributed querying make linked data usable? Ruben Verborgh has answers.

Ruben is a professor of Semantic Web technology at IDLab, Ghent University, and a research affiliate at the Decentralized Information Group of CSAIL at MIT. He acts as a technology advocate for Inrupt & the Solid ecosystem of apps, and has co-authored 2 books and numerous publications. He aims to build a more intelligent generation of clients for a decentralized Web at the intersection of Linked Data and hypermedia-driven Web APIs.

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