Journey toward a smarter city
Featuring Alexander van Overveld, Head of Sales Public Sector, Nokia
The goal of becoming a Smart City is a journey that requires a fundamental and transformational approach. This presentation will cover a platform strategy approach and a review of multiple Smart City applications for an end-to-end, seamless integration of information and communications technology toward a city infrastructure. The presentation will drive discussion about developing a Smart City vision and specific short and long-term needs for the city and its citizens.
About the speaker:
Alexander is a senior leader at Nokia responsible for Services and Solutions for the Public Sector market globally. He has 19+ years of experience in the telecommunications industry with multiple global positions in sales, services and operations.
He has a strong track record for driving for excellence with his teams and bringing new innovative solutions into the market and operations.
Alexander is passionate about the technical evolution in telecommunications and possibilities this offers to enhance operations, coordination and communication in public sector. In his current role he heads the Public Sector sales practice in Nokia's Enterprise Services Unit, with key focus on Public Safety, Defense, Smart and safe Cities and Digital Inclusion networks and solutions across the globe.
Alexander earned a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering in the Netherlands, has lived in multiple countries in Europe and Asia and currently resides in Dallas, Texas.