CHARLES REED ANDERSON is a globally-recognised IoT & Smart Cities industry thought leader who has presented at 200 industry events over the past six years. He is renowned for his thought-provoking presentations that not only deliver insights based on the latest trends, but also provide guidance to both technical- and business-minded audiences on how to avoid the potential pitfalls of IoT solution deployment.
Charles has over 25 years’ experience in Asia, Europe and the US advising technology vendors, enterprise customers and government organisations on how to leverage emerging technologies and solutions to drive business and digital transformation initiatives.
Prior to starting his own IoT Advisory Services firm, Charles led the Telecoms, Mobility & IoT practices for IDC Asia/Pacific and has worked for leading global operators including BT, Vodafone, and O2.
Charles sits on the Advisory Boards of technology start-ups and the GO SMART (Global Organisation of Smart Cities) initiative. In addition, he has served as a Mentor since 2015 with one of the world’s leading accelerator programmes – SparkLabs (Korea & Taiwan).