Adriaan de Groot (born January 6, 1973 in Calgary, Canada) is a researcher in software quality and formal verification. He lives in Nijmegen, Netherlands since 1990. He is KDE developer, member of KDE e.V. board and coordinator of KDE Netherlands. He's a KDE contributor since 2000. He works on porting KDE to both FreeBSD and Solaris. Since 2007, he has also been a member of KDE e.V. board. In summer 2009 he was elected as vice president of KDE e.V.