In this episode of Chamber Chats the Caloundra Chamber of Commerce will be looking into ‘smart cities’ what they are, what they require and how small business can connect with the latest tech and grow with the newest ideas. Joining us is Merrick Spain and William Shrapnel.
Merrick Spain is an emerging technologies expert, currently leading strategy and market engagement in Australia for Telstra in the Smart Cities and Communities space.Merrick has led the strategy and engagement for a number of organisations in emerging technology markets throughout his career, including Wireless and Mobility, RFID, Robotics, and various vertical-industry software technologies and lives in Pelican Waters in Caloundra and works across the country.
Will Shrapnel founded Caloundra business Helimods which provides special mission solutions to Helicopters and does this on an international level. Helimods were the winners of Telstra’s Queensland Business of the Year last year and through Will’s leadership and industry knowledge are going from strength to strength.