AppyWay adds smart city expert to advisory board
AppyWay, Europe’s most awarded intelligent kerbside and smart parking firm has today announced the appointment of ex local government, smart city champion Kim Smith to AppyWay’s advisory board.
Kim is currently Head of Smart Mobility at DG:Cities Ltd., an urban innovation company that focuses on the integration of smart city technologies and approaches to maximise their benefits for cities, and optimise the use of resources, infrastructure and services. Kim joined DG:Cities Ltd from the Royal Borough of Greenwich where she was the council’s Transportation Planning and Strategy Manager, leading for the borough on transport policy development and delivery.
Kim Smith, “I am delighted to be joining AppyWay’s advisory board, where there’s an exciting opportunity to layer the innovation and learning they bring to some of the key issues and challenges we are facing in championing a more holistic and sustainable approach to our rapidly expanding cities.”
Kim has spent over 25 years in transport planning, project delivery, policy formation and high-level strategy, as well as working at an operational level, managing the delivery of passenger transport services. With a wider interest in the sustainable expansion and development of smart cities, Kim’s experience is an ideal fit for the board as AppyWay seeks to embed its sustainable mobility strategy into further cities around the UK and beyond.
Dan Hubert, CEO & Founder of AppyWay adds, “Helping cities to thrive through smart, sustainable mobility requires a lot of strategy, planning, passion, and patience. Kim Smith’s strong local authority background and impeccable knowledge on implementing smart transport initiatives makes her an exemplary advisor for the AppyWay board. The team and I are incredibly excited to tap into her expertise, and help towns and cities transform their kerbsides and unlock the potential of sustainable mobility.”
Kim’s appointment follows a number of exciting board appointments including; ex Cisco UK & Ireland CEO, Phil Smith’s appointment as Non-Exec Chairman, Amazon veteran Ron Kornfeld, and John Fogelin, AppyWay’s resident CTO and Chief Security Officer.