Jim Donaldson | Director, Innovation

Jim Donaldson, Director, Innovation, Hitachi

Jim Donaldson is Director of Innovation for Hitachi Social Innovation EMEA. He has over 15 years’ experience delivering IoT, AI and Big Data based solutions in Security, Software and Energy systems and holds 15 patents. Prior to Hitachi, Jim spent 10 years as CTO of an Oxford University spin-out company developing cloud-based AI driven energy management systems for domestic households, with a focus specifically on reducing energy and carbon consumption in the home. Jim is the technology lead for a number of Hitachi’s Social Innovation projects bringing together Hitachi’s technologies in AI and IoT to deliver solutions in Energy, Transport and Smart Cities.  Jim is a chartered engineer and holds a 1st Class MEng degree in Engineering Sciences from Oxford University.

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