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 Wim Elfrink

Wim Elfrink

Executive Vice President, Industry Solutions & Chief Globalisation Officer

Wim Elfrink is Cisco's Executive Vice President for Industry Solutions and Chief Globalisation Officer. In this role he is responsible for three global functions at Cisco: the Industry Solutions Group, the Emerging Countries Initiatives, and the company's globalisation strategy. Elfrink is an Executive Officer and sits on Cisco's Operating Committee.

Elfrink joined Cisco in 1997 assuming global responsibility for Cisco Services Europe.  In 2000, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Cisco Services and under his leadership the business grew from $3.3 billion to more than $7.6 billion in 2010.

Elfrink was appointed Chief Globalisation Officer in 2006 and was named Executive Vice President in 2007. He went on...


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03/23/2015

Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

By Anne Field
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Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

03/23/2015 By Anne Field

Most of us don’t usually associate California’s Silicon Valley with public transportation. Traffic jams and technology, perhaps. Trains, not so much. But the city of San Jose is in the midst of a pilot using Internet of Everything ... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

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03/23/2015

The Internet of Everything Transforms Hamburg into a Smart Connected City

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The Internet of Everything Transforms Hamburg into a Smart Connected City

03/23/2015

Read more about the Port of Hamburg See Also: Cisco Connected Train Demo ... Watch Video

Tags: Transportation, Smart Connected Communities

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03/18/2015

Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

By Sue Tabbitt
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Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

03/18/2015 By Sue Tabbitt

In congested cities, smart transport (connected vehicles and infrastructure) has great potential to reduce bottlenecks, cut carbon emissions, and save people a lot of time and stress. Street lights, pop-up bollards and other traffic control ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Sue Tabbitt, Internet of Things

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From the Last Traffic Jam to
the Last "Business Jam"

When I'm stuck in one of Silicon Valley's many traffic jams, my frustration level rises as rapidly as my speedometer slows down. I think about how the digital synchronization of highways, vehicles and traffic lights could unclog congestion, lower pollution, eliminate delays and significantly reduce our collective frustration levels.

Just a little digital automation could go a long way to reduce not only traffic and accidents but also time,

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Leadership@Cisco: Wim Elfrink

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