Jamie leads Dublin City Council’s Smart City program which is transforming Dublin’s reputation as a Smart City leader. He established the ‘Smart Dublin’ regional initiative in 2015 and has successfully implemented a large scale challenge based innovation program working with over 40 companies tacking areas such as last mile delivery, smart mobility hubs and flood monitoring.
He is extremely passionate about the adoption of emerging tech trends that can be applied to create better outcomes for residents as well as new economic opportunities for cities. One of his flagship projects is the delivery of the ‘Smart Docklands’ district that provides a platform for start-ups, big tech, the city, and academia to come together and fast track innovation. This has led to some significant innovation projects in 5G connectivity and IOT.
He has delivered successful collaborations with companies such as Google, Big Belly bins, Dense Air, Softbank, Accenture, Microsoft, Mastercard, IBM and Intel. Jamie has presented at events such as GSMA MWC, Dubai IOTx, Barcelona Smart City Expo and IOT world and is also involved in a number of advisory roles relating to Smart City developments.
He represents Dublin on Smart City alliances including the Harvard TECH Innovators Forum, Wireless Broadband Alliance, Cities Today Institute and Mastercard’s City Possible initiative. He also teaches on the Harvard civic innovation certificate program http://tech.seas.harvard.edu/foundations-city-innovation
Jamie holds a science degree from Trinity College Dublin and a Masters in Geographic Information Science (GIS) from University College London. He previously worked in roles with the Home Office, Met Police and Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science.