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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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02/04/2015

Capturing the Power of Open Data

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Capturing the Power of Open Data

02/04/2015 By Melissa Jun Rowley

The positives that come with enhancing citizen access to government and environmental data are limitless. Not only does open data, or information that is freely available for everyone to use, activate public transparency and enable deeper citizen ... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

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02/02/2015

How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

By Jason Deign
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How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

02/02/2015 By Jason Deign

Imagine your smart phone could record every pothole you hit while you are in your car… and then get the authorities to fix it. This sounds like science fiction, but is exactly what the citizens of Boston, Massachusetts, can do thanks to a mobile ... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Jason Deign, Internet of Things

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01/27/2015

Smarter Cities Could Start With a Simple Light Bulb Swap (Gigaom)

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Smarter Cities Could Start With a Simple Light Bulb Swap (Gigaom)

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Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, 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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