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Stuart Higgins

Stuart Higgins

Head of Smart Cities and IoT, Cisco

Stu is responsible for Cisco's UKI Smart City and IoT (Internet of Things) projects within Cisco's UKI Public Sector Team.

He is a passionate advocate for harnessing digital technologies to improve the lives of people throughout large and small communities, whether they are working, learning, studying, or just out and about having fun. Stu believes that technology has a significant role to play in addressing the issues people face in their everyday lives by removing the friction from the things that matter to us all.

His work focuses on helping people explore how they can use digital solutions within their environments to address the challenges experienced by residents, visitors and employees, in other words, everyone.

Stu represents Cisco on several industry boards and advisory panels focused on Smart Cities and IoT.