Dr. William Wu


Dr. William Wu is Business Innovation Manager at Cisco CREATE, an innovation centre in Cisco UK and Ireland creating new business ecosystems and delivering innovative and implementable digital solutions. Over 10 years in urbanisation and ICT industry, William has worked on major infrastructure projects such as King’s Cross regeneration, Crossrail, London Olympics 2012 and one of the world first eco-city masterplanning. His recent projects include business innovation in connected IP-based lighting system, high speed in-train WiFi, local community engagement to revamp high street retail, integrated emergency management for flooding, remote healthcare monitoring, and creating a city-scale IoT demonstrator in Manchester. William holds a PhD in Innovation Management from Imperial College Business School. He supervises MBAs, gives guest lectures and bridges links between the firm and Executive Education programs.

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CONSERVE, Contingency Operations for Strategic Infrastructure and the Vulnerable

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