Director, Urban Innovation
Cisco Systems Inc.
Has served for three decades as a leader of programmes on four continents, and as an adviser to governments, multilateral organizations, business enterprises and foundations. With Cisco, responsible for projects in various parts of the world, with a focus on urban innovations, technological innovation, digital development, long-term and short-term infrastructure transformation, economic development, including: managing the China City Leaders Program, which is undertaken by Cisco in partnership with China's Central Organization Dept. in Beijing; China Minister of Industry and Information Technology; China National Academy of Governance; Peking Univ/Guanghua School of Mgmt. Member: numerous boards and councils in government, NGO sector, international agencies (including at the UN). Author: more than 500 articles in magazines, newspapers, books.