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Prof. John Davies
Chief Researcher - Future Business Technology

Professor John Davies is Chief Researcher in BT’s Future Business Technology unit, where he leads a team focused on Internet of Things. He has a strong track record of researching and innovating and his current research interests include the application of semantic and Internet of Things technologies to smart cities, smart transport, business intelligence and information integration. He currently leads BT’s contribution to the Manchester-based CityVerve IoT smart city program and he co-wrote the Hypercat IoT standard. John has authored over 70 scientific publications and is the inventor of several patents. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from University of Essex, UK.

Agenda sessions

  • Internet of Everything Live!

    • 11:40 am
      PANEL: Drivers and Barriers to IoE Realisation
  • Customer Centricity Live!

    • Powering Citizen-Centric Smart Cities
      Chair: Paul Morrisey, Ambassador for Big Data Analytics and Customer Experience, TM Forum
    • 2:00 pm
      PRESENTATIONS & PANEL: Humanizing Smart Cities: A Citizen-Centric Approach Toward a Scalable Smart City Platform