Joel Curado Silveirinha

Head of Digital Transformation Smart Cities, Country Digital Acceleration | Cisco Switzerland

Joel Curado is the Country Digitization Acceleration Leader for Digital Village, the Smart City Vertical, at Cisco Switzerland. He has more than 13 years of experience in digital transformation, smart cities & IoT.

Prior to his current role, Joel was a Technology Strategist at Cisco’s Corporate Strategy Office. Over the years, he’s held multiple roles in the smart city and IoT spaces creating, managing and deploying multiple citizen and city solutions, in the topics of IoT, mobility, and video and wireless in cities like Dallas, Nice, Barcelona, Chicago, Hamburg, Copenhagen and Dubai.

On top of his work with Cisco, Joel is currently part of a technical task force, advising the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Swiss government on smart city strategies and sustainable urban development.

Joel is an IE Business School Executive MBA Graduate, a working economist, was educated in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is currently an IE Business School lecturer in Digital Transformation and Technology.