We’re dedicated to creating GREAT content & events!
Wi-Fi NOW team members are event & industry professionals with a proven track record. Our events are designed for the sole purpose of driving forward new business opportunities in Wi-Fi. We support the industry with knowledge sharing, networking, media, consulting, promotion and matchmaking. Our speakers, sponsors, and delegates are professionals leading the industry and challenging the status quo.
Claus Hetting, CEO & Chairman
Claus Hetting has worked in the mobile & wireless industries since in 1996. He works as an analyst, journalist, consultant, technologist, marketer and conference organizer. He is focusing on all the great things Wi-Fi technology can do for business and consumers: Combining Wi-Fi with mobile to offer great new services (Wi-Fi ‘offload’), homespot technology, in-home Wi-Fi, new business models & monetizing of free Wi-Fi, public venue Wi-Fi, Carrier Wi-Fi for the cable service provider industry and more. Contact Claus at [email protected]
Maria Thomsen, Chief Administrator & Academy Director
Maria Thomsen holds a Master’s degree in Finance and International Business from Aarhus Business School and has solid international experience from many years of working abroad. She has previously worked as Marketing Manager in Dubai, UAE. Maria joined the Wi-Fi NOW team in September 2019 and is now managing the Wi-Fi NOW Academy. Contact Maria at [email protected]
Inna Tachev, Event Director
Inna holds a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovations from UC Lillebælt and has experience with Digital marketing, Multimedia design and Communications. She has worked in The Netherlands and Denmark in the field of international online sales, project management and organisation of corporate events. Inna joined the Wi-Fi NOW team in September 2020 and is now managing the company’s Jobs and Syndicated Global News platforms, as well as physical and virtual events. Contact Inna at [email protected]
Marinus Klasen, Consulting CIO
Marinus is a Dutch national who has worked as a freelance web and applications developer for close to a decade. He is part of the original team who made the first Wi-Fi NOW event of 2015 in Amsterdam happen and he has been an critical part of the Wi-Fi NOW organisation ever since. Marinus is the creator of all the Wi-Fi NOW websites and services including this site and associated event websites, the online shop, event platforms, and more. Contact Marinus at [email protected]
Yongmei Xu, Event & Business Development Director APAC
Yongmei Xu holds a Master’s degree in Economy and had worked as Event Marketing & Coordinating Manager for 8 years in Shanghai before moving to Denmark in 2016. She is highly skilled in communicating with people with a constant focus on the needs of customers. She is always service-oriented and focus a lot on details. Yongmei joined Wi-Fi NOW in October 2019. Contact Yongmei at [email protected]
María Soriano Varela, Business Development Manager LatAm & Spain
María Soriano Varela holds a Master’s degree in Heritage Management from Aarhus University. In the past, she has worked in Spain and Denmark in the field of project management, intercultural communication and online marketing. María joined the Wi-Fi NOW team in January 2022 and at the moment she is in charge of the development and communication with the Spanish speaking markets. Contact María at [email protected]