Shane Mitchell is leading Internet of Everything programmes at Cisco’s strategic global consultancy arm. With two decades of experience in global, and start up enterprises in the networking and service provider markets, for the last five years focusing on public service innovation and city strategies. Shane has led initiatives globally for Cisco's commercial and corporate affairs propositions on the themes of Smart+Connected Communities. Shane speaks at events, writes about cities, and is an advisor to many global community stakeholders on: open data, internet of things, sensing platforms, the future of work, and how technology can enable the social life of communities. Shane 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).