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Allen Sulgrove

Director, Digital Business Unit at GDT

Dallas, United States

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As GDT director for their Digital Business Unit, Allen Sulgrove brings a wealth of experience in market strategies and strategic alliances to the role. He works with cities across the United States. Allen helps city leaders identify strategies and solutions to address their operational challenges and leverage city data effectively and securely using the power of integrated networking technologies. He is focused on helping these cities to become smarter, more sustainable and more responsive to their citizens.

Allen is passionate about helping to improve communities and the lives of the citizens in them. He regularly collaborates with government leaders on the ways in which IoT can help cities boost economic development, reduce environmental impact and improve the delivery and engagement of citizen services.

Prior to joining the GDT team, Allen held leadership positions at several organizations. He has extensive experience with enterprise data management, content management, and in systems integration design. Allen has brought this experience to bear in consulting with executives, developing successful business solutions, as well as deploying and managing them.

Allen is an active panelist and spokesman on smart city topics at events across the US; he has been a speaker at top-tier technology events during his career.

Allen is a graduate of Texas Christian University and resides in Dallas, Texas, with his wife and daughter.

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Company Information

Company Type: Enterprise
Business Unit: Digital Business Unit
Theatre: Worldwide
Media Experience: 6 years
Last Media Training: 08/01/2018
Last Media Interview: 04/22/2018

Areas of Expertise

Analytics 32.07
Big Data
Cloud
Design Thinking
Digital Transformation
Emerging Technology
ERP
IoT 32.30
Mobility
Predictive Analytics
Sustainability 30.58
Innovation 30.45
AI 30.67
Edtech 33.09

Industry Experience

Engineering & Construction
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Manufacturing
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Retail
Telecommunications
Utilities

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1 Panel
Climate Resilient Cities Symposium
EarthX
April 21, 2018
Climate Resilient Cities Symposium is an event at Earthx at Fair Park on Saturday, April 21, with speakers representing government, private business, and non-profits. They will identify innovative best practices to help cities thrive despite climate-induced economic, social and environmental disruptions. More information at the website below.

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Tags: Analytics, IoT, Sustainability

2 Whitepapers
Smart Campuses
SAPInsider
January 29, 2018
Colleges and universities are implementing smart digital technologies to better manage end users’ expectations, optimize and better allocate their resources, provide a safer and more sustainable environment, foster innovation for education, and give students a personalized, always-on end-user experience. As campuses embrace smart digital technologies, they need to understand the new data challenges associated with these projects, such as the combining of data that is from different departments and in different formats.

In this white paper, explore the drivers and reasons to implement a Smart Campus Data strategy, as well as barriers and methods to overcome them. You will examine:
A review of potential challenges and examples of how some campuses are preparing to manage the data coming from sensors, IoT devices, and education applications
How the data can be leveraged to provide actionable intelligence and predictive insights
Some of the software and infrastructure needed to support smart campus solutions along with recent innovations that make it possible

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Tags: AI, Edtech, IoT

Smart Cities and Communities
SAPinsider
December 18, 2017
As cities move to embrace smart city technologies and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, they need to understand the new data challenges associated with these projects. In our white paper and podcast, explore the drivers and reasons to implement a Smart City Data strategy and architecture for tangible city and community improvements, not just a science experiment. Gain a thorough understanding of:

The challenges cities face – such as fragmented data from siloed departments – and how some cities are preparing to manage the data coming from sensors and IoT devices
How the data can be leveraged to provide actionable intelligence and predictive insights
·Some of the software and Dell EMC infrastructure needed to support smart city solutions along with recent innovations from Intel that make a smart city possible

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Tags: Analytics, Innovation, IoT

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Smart City/Space Consulting

Location: Worldwide    Date Available: August 01st, 2018    Fees: TBD

Submission Date: August 01st, 2018    Service Type: Service Offered

I am passionate about helping to improve communities and the lives of the citizens in them through technology. Regularly, I collaborate with government leaders on the ways in which Smart City Technologies can help cities boost economic development, reduce environmental impact and improve the delivery and engagement of citizen services. As cities move to embrace these technologies, they need to understand how this helps and could potentially hurt the community. I am here to help cities and organizations with this journey.

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