Shane Mitchell is leading Internet of Everything cities program strategy for Cisco Consulting Services. The practice leads engagements with leading global cities, to help cities development strategies, by applying innovative, technology-based approaches and broadband strategies.
Prior to his current role, Shane led the program strategy in the Urban Innovation practice of the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), which is now part of Cisco Consulting. In this capacity, Shane co-authored a series of influential papers on “Smart Work and Learning”. Most recently, he has co-authored a report on “The Internet of Everything for Cities”. In addition, he has been developing Value at Stake assessment methodologies for the Internet of Everything economy, and has further co-authored several papers on Cloud, Collaboration, Big Data and Analytics, and new consumption business models.
Prior to managing the Urban Innovation program, Shane was with the IBSG Innovations Economics and Research Practice, where he applied his experience in broadband and networking technologies, market research, and social networking to global customer engagements.
Before joining Cisco in 2007, Shane worked extensively in the networking and service provider markets, including start-ups and global business ventures. He has particular experience in the areas of IP-based business models and marketing strategies.
Shane has a B.A. Economics from Kingston University, London and M.Sc. International Business from Birkbeck, University of London, majoring in innovation and technology policy. He is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM), an Academician at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU), and a Fellow at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).
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