Kimberly C. Claffy

Founder and director of the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) at the University of San Diego in the United States, KC Claffy has specialized in Internet measurements, particularly in how traffic estimates work and their importance for network architecture, development and security.

A member of the Internet Hall of Fame and winner of the Jonathan B. Postel Award, Claffy has worked for years on the dynamics of Internet traffic, mapping and measuring data in an effort to understand the dynamic behavior of the Internet so that it can be a secure and reliable tool for communication.