Josef Noll is a professor at the University of Oslo (UiO) and Secretary General of the Basic Internet Foundation. His focus is on communication and IoT-/Information security, and especially digitalization based on free access to information for all.
Josef Noll was previously Senior Advisor and group leader at Telenor R&I where his group developed 3G/UMTS. He has also worked at the European Space Agency and SIEMENS. He is a reviewer of several EU projects and an evaluator of national and EU research programs. His focus is on sustainable innovations, based on digital inclusion for all. His vision of “Internet Lite for all” addresses directly the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 9.C and 16.10 of the Agenda 2030. His focus is on how Internet Lite catalysts sustainable development, especially in the areas of health (SDG 3), Education (SDG 4), empowerment (SDG 5), and decent work (SDG 8).