Prof John Davies, BT Prof John Davies is Chief Researcher in BT’s Research & Innovation department where he leads a team focussed on Internet of Things.
He has a strong track record of researching and innovating and his current research interests include the application of semantic and Internet of Things technologies to smart cities, smart transport and information integration.
He currently leads BT’s contribution to the Manchester-based CityVerve IoT smart city programme and a number of other programmes. He co-wrote the Hypercat IoT standard. John has authored over 70 scientific publications and is the inventor of several patents. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Engineer. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from University of Essex, UK and is a visiting professor at the Open University.