Cisco Systems’ Nick Chrissos announced as headline speaker for smart technology event

The team at Innovus Game Changers are delighted to announce the headline speaker at the Smart Technology and Digital Solutions event taking place at the Museum of Science and Technology, Manchester, on Thursday 6 April, 2017.

Nick Chrissos, Head of Innovation Technology for Cisco in UK and Ireland, has been confirmed to present at the morning session of the event.

With more than 20 years in product development, marketing and sales, Nick’s previous roles have included the CTO of Collaboration in UK and the Head of Unified Communications Technology in Europe. A dynamic thought leader and an ambassador for Cisco, Nick has a particular passion for exploring the way cutting edge technologies can transform the way we work, live and play.

In his current role, he is responsible to accelerate innovation, by creating proof of concepts, pioneering new technologies towards country digitisation, and also responsible for collaborative research and leadership of the Cisco CREATE team:

“Cisco has long been synonymous with innovation. Always among the first to recognise emerging business and cultural trends, our company has been delivering the products and technology for over 30 years that enable our customers to be disruptive and occupy the vanguard of their respective market sectors.”

Nick is a popular and highly respected speaker, most recently presenting at Smart IoT London 2017. He is also a writer and contributor to articles and publications covering digital innovation and Industry 4.0

Read Nick’s blogs at

Additional speakers at the Smart Technology and Digital Solutions event include:

Companies who are focused in smart technologies and digital solutions, typically in the fields of:

• Real time radiometric measurement of gaseous effluent
• Aerial gas sensor specialists
• Detectors and sensor networks
• Big data, analytics, data mining
• Legacy dataset conversion
• Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality
• Imaging and modelling
• Automated monitoring and testing
• Robotics
• Remote asset care and monitoring
• Reducing energy / raw material consumption

Any companies with the knowledge, experience, ideas, solutions and/or early stage technologies which might help accelerate the decommissioning programme at Sellafield. These can be SMEs or large corporations, academia or individuals.

There is no requirement for previous experience of working for or within the nuclear (or decommissioning) sector, and we positively welcome those wishing to attend who may bring technologies and solutions from other industries.

We also ask that attendees come with an open mind and are willing to engage with the open group format where we emphasise ‘no idea is a bad idea’!