Joel Curado

Joel Curado

Technology Strategist at Cisco

Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Barcelona Mentor

Joel is a Technology Strategist for the Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, part of the Corporate Strategy Office of the CEO. He leads the strategy and productisation of Horizon 2 and 3 technology and prototype’s. His knowledge of technology and business allow him to have an holistic view of how to create new products and how startups can integrate solutions with blue chip companies. Previous to that, Joel was the Head of the Program Management Office, Internet of Everything for Cities in the Smart+Connected Communities organisation, responsible for managing worldwide engagements of smart urban solutions in Cities. Joel has over 9 years experience in the IT area. Joel is co-author of Cisco’s City Transformational Playbook, a manual for cities to create a ICT roadmaps in their own cities. Expertise: Innovation, Smart Cities, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Business Development, Public Speaking, Sustainability, Strategy & Planning, Product Lifecycle, virtual team mgmt, Wireless, Location Based Services, City Planning, Mobile, GIS. FY2015 Achievements:
– Sales support & deal close for multimillion dollar deals
– Project Plan for City deployment in the City of Dubai. FY 2014 Achievements:
– Product quota achievement by 300%
– Sales support & deal close for multimillion dollar deals
– Solution ideation, development & launch: City Infrastructure Management & City WiFi
– Project Management advisor for IoT city deployment with the city of Chicago; cross-functional coordination for Cisco’s IoT World Forum. FY 2013 Achievements:
– Product quota achievement, supporting sales teams worldwide
– Sales support and deal close for multi-million dollar deals
– Solution launch, Remote Expert for Government Services
– Project managed the IoT city deployment with the city of Barcelona; crossfunctional coordination for Cisco’s IoT World Forum
– Project managed the 1st IoE for cities platform deployment, the “Connected Boulevard” in Nice PMI Member
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