Mike Allison is Head of Government and Cities for Nokia North America. Mike is responsible for driving Smart Cities, fiber broadband networks and Nokia’s eco system of partners. Mike has extensive experience in advanced technologies including community broadband networks, Private wireless networks, 3rd party vendors and financing partners that put the total solution together for smart Cities. Mike has extensive experience with the State and Local Governments, Municipalities, Counties, Smart Grid Communications, education and the Federal Government. Working with cities and government, Mike is dedicated to helping drive adoption, economic development and enablers for communities to enhance public Safety, education, internet access to communities with a major focus on the underserved.