IM Breakfast Speaker Event – March


0800 Welcome and Registration
0815 Guest Speaker Gareth Macnaughton
0825 Guest Speaker Peter Shearman
0835 Guest Speaker Will Pryke
0855 Q&A
0900 Further Networking
0930 Close

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18 Mar 2015, 0800 - 0930


Innovation Martlesham, in association with IP Network, would like to invite you to another Breakfast Networking Event,

with Guest Speakers

Gareth Macnaughton, Direction of Innovation and Strategy for CISCO UK & Ireland

Peter Shearman, Local Government Innovation Manager at Cisco CREATE

Will Pryke, Director Operations, Breakthrough Innovation, BT

Presenting on “Innovation, Collaboration and Partnership”  


Personal Profile -  Gareth Macnaughton

Gareth Cisco 200

Gareth is Director of Innovation and Strategy for CISCO UK & Ireland. Before joining CISCO he spent time in the public and private sector in HP Services, UK Cabinet Office and DG Connect. He joined CISCO in 2010 and centres on new models of public private innovation partnerships linking policy and innovation practice. In the Internet of Everything (IoE), Gareth runs the Collaborative Research And Emerging Technologies (CISCO CREATE) Centres in London, and will manage the development of the proposed Glasgow CREATE and a soon to open CREATE centre in the North West of England. This includes joint-development with Local Authorities/ Property Developers/ Universities of regeneration, innovation and economic development. The CISCO CREATE team has broken the mould for public private partnership in that the CISCO team is physically located in an incubator alongside small businesses, start-ups and public sector staff. Gareth has a Masters from Dundee University, a diploma in Law from University of Grenoble, and a Masters in Research from Glasgow University. He is also halfway through an English law degree with emphasis on constitutional law and public policy.   Personal Profile - Peter Shearman  Peter Cisco 200_ Peter is the Local Government Innovation Manager at Cisco CREATE. He is responsible for building relationships with key UK cities in order to create environments for innovative partnerships and solutions between CISCO, smart city SMEs, and city authorities. Prior to joining CISCO he spent six years working on government broadband and communications sector strategy, helping to develop the policies and programmes for superfast broadband rollout across the UK. He has a BA in Politics from the University of Warwick.                

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