Michael Dixon leads IBM's vision, strategy and operations for teams active in cities around the world which are focused on a core element of IBM's long term strategy. The integration of transport, health, public safety, energy, utilities, social services, education and urban management are at the heart of numerous initiatives.
During an IBM career spanning 27 years, Michael has held a series of sales, management and executive positions associated with the public sector across increasingly broad geographies. His depth of industry experience has seen him range from working with policy makers and senior executives in public sector organizations through to presenting to Government leaders at APEC summits; and from advising Public Sector CEOs on strategy development and project implementation through to partnering with private companies to deliver associated services.
Michael spent several years based in Tokyo and was a Brookings Congressional Fellow, based in Washington, DC.
Abstract: Fact based decision management in today's corporate world is tied to an IT infrastructure that is rapidly evolving from merely supplying technology to applying technology on a myriad of new data sources. The collection, aggregation and interpretation of these vast new data sources are prerequisites for success. How equipped are you to lead in this emerging vital area?