Dr Jacqui Taylor is an international web scientist recognised as one of the 100 most powerful UK entrepreneurs and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science in recognition of her international futurist work.

She is recognised as one of the Top Ten global IoT innovators and an independent industry analyst for the Internet of Things (IoT). She is one of 4 IoT leaders advising the European Commission on their citizen strategy in an IoT enabled Europe.

She is personally recognised as one of the UK’s most influential Women in Tech, one of the 34 IoT Influencers on Twitter, one of the 20 global entrepreneurs to watch, and a UK Smart City Leader. She was shortlisted for a Cyber Security industry award based on her European work and was invited to a speak in Davos on the future of the Cyber Security Industry.

She is globally recognised as a Smart City Tzar, smart cities are the future hubs of democracy in an IoT world. She is a Strategic Advisor to the UK Government on Smart Cities, Cities lead on Digital Built Britain and a Principal UK Expert lead for the British Standards Institute (BSI) international team for Smart Cities and AI.

She is one of the International Smart City experts advising the Chinese Government on their Smart City Programme.