Dean Smith

Vertical Sales Manager, Energy & Transportation

Digital Transformation Group

With 25 years IT experience and 15 of them at Cisco, Dean has had a varied career ranging from being an end user supporting a global IT organisation to Product Management to running an EMEAR global industries practice.

For the last seven years, Dean has been focusing on solution sales for the industrial space mainly Oil & Gas, Mining, and Manufacturing industries with a specific interest and specialisation in the Mining/ process industries.

Dean has worked with some of the largest industrial companies in the world helping them build transformation strategies to increase the use of ICT modernisation throughout the workforce and to adopt new concepts of working and efficiencies.

Dean’s specialises in working with companies mainly in the operational areas to identify business operational issues and then transforming these into solutions that can be benchmarked and repeated through an organisation to achieve clear results and efficiencies.

Dean is the author and main vertical lead for Cisco Connected Mining strategy within Cisco globally.