Arik Elberse

Global Director, Smart City Solutions

IoT Business Unit

Arik Elberse is the Global Director and Industry Principal for Cisco IoT Smart Cities Solutions. He is responsible for leading end-to-end, innovative and flexible Smart Cities and Connected Roadways solutions with Cisco’s market leading Intent-Based Networking, IoT Networking, Cisco Kinetic for Cities platform, and a broad selection of ecosystem partners.

Arik’s previous Cisco responsibilities have included Director of Collaboration Systems, Solutions Engineering and Architecture; and Director of Product Management for Video and Desktop Unified Communications. He has over 25 years’ experience in ICT, and prior to joining Cisco in early 2007, he held a variety of senior positions including CTO for Contact Center and Multimedia Applications with Nortel (now Avaya).


October 20, 2021


Secure and Simplify Your Programmable Edge and Industrial Sensors

3 min read

See how the Cisco IoT Operations Dashboard provides operations teams with a centralized, cloud-based dashboard to securely deploy, monitor, and troubleshoot device connectivity.

June 19, 2019


A Smarter Way to Connect Communities and Roadways

2 min read

To be truly smart, communities need a unified, open-standards network infrastructure that can meet today’s needs, interoperate and scale for tomorrow – all while streamlining management and security along the way.