Shane Mitchell

Shane Mitchell is a business strategist focused on the future of cities, communities and work. Shane is Director of UrbanPeer Ltd, with leadership experience in global, and start up enterprises in the networking and service provider markets, most recently leading Internet of Things programmes at the Digital Catapult.

Shane has also developed public service innovation and city strategies with Cisco, as an associate of Actuated Futures, and co-founder of TechResort CIC. He has particular experience in the future of work and learning. Shane speaks at peer forums and conferences all over the world, and as an advisor to governmental organizations on: open data, internet of things, sensing platforms, and how technology can enable the social life of communities.

Shane is based on the south coast of the UK and is also involved with several local community place making initiatives. He is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM), an Academician at the Academy of Urbanism (AoU), and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).