Ahmet Duran has 15+ years of experience in the sales and marketing field and a strong background in business development, strategic sales, product development, project management and R&D disciplines as a dynamic and accomplished Executive Product & Solutions Sales Manager. He has a proven record of identifying technical trends and growth opportunities, managing solution marketing, and growing sales revenue and market share. Ahmet has wide experience of working in cross-cultural and multi-national environments, context in different countries, including EMEA (Germany, Greece, Austria, Czech Republic, Belgium, Netherlands), APAC (China, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan) region, and in various disciplines spanning several cross-industries, including Telecommunications, Video Solutions, IOT, Digital Services, Software, IT, Aviation, and Defence.
Smart Cities: Beyond Connectivity with 5G and IOT; and talk about Yingtan City case in China.
The ancient city of Yingtan in China is a prefecture municipality of 1.3 million people and an area of 3,560 square kilometers. The city has been expanding its use of smart-tech for years. The new Yingtan proposal for smart city development is based on a national policy promoting smart cities across China. Yingtan has been a base for trial applications of 18 different commercial scenarios, such as smart water, smart lighting, smart parking, and smart manhole covers, and involving up to 64,000 NB-IoT terminals. This project has stimulated economic development in Yingtan, improved urban management efficiency, and facilitated people’s lives. Yingtan has accomplished their first-stage goal with smart city establishment and they destined for even more success with the development of mobile IoT.