Neelie Kroes’ time as head of the EC’s Digital Agenda is coming to an end, but how much do you know about her time in charge?
What nationality is Neelie Kroes?
Which city did she begin her political career in?
Which British University awarded Kroes an honorary doctorate in 1989?
- University of Sheffield
- University of Leeds
- University of Manchester
- University of Hull
Which technology legend did Kroes bestow a PhD on whilst president of the Nyenrode Business University?
- Steve Wozniak
- Bill Gates
- Larry Ellison
- Steve Jobs
Which American telecoms firm did Kroes sit on the board of before her appointment to the EC?
- Lucent Technologies
- Bell Labs
What was Kroes’ role at the EC before joining the Digital Agenda?
- Competition Commissioner
- Telecoms Commissioner
- Technology Commissioner
- Agriculture Commissioner
In which year did she assume the newly-created post as European Commissioner for Digital Agenda?
In 2012, Kroes revealed that her staff had been the victims of alleged computer hacking whilst at the Internet Governance Forum in which country?
How many commissioners (including the President) currently make up the EC?
Following new rules laid out by the EC earlier this summer, what is now the cost of making a minute’s phone call?
- 12 cents
- 15 cents
- 19 cents
- 25 cents
Under new EC regulations, when should roaming costs in Europe be completely abolished?
- August 2015
- December 2015
- January 2016
- March 2016
According to figures revealed by Kroes and the EC for International Women’s Day earlier this year, what percentage of app developers are female?
- 2 percent
- 6 percent
- 9 percent
- 12 percent
Net neutrality has been another key issue for Kroes and the EC to consider, but how many EC countries actually have laws saying all data should be treated equally in place?
What nationality is Kroes’ successor, Günther Oettinger?
Finally, how many action items currently make up the EC’s Digital Agenda?
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