Brian Benjamin is Program Manager Smart The Hague, the Smart City Program of the City of The Hague. In his role as Program Manager Smart The Hague he is responsible for innovating the cities services by forming alliances with parties that help drive The Hague’s Smart city agenda and to develop programs that ensure that innovation really takes shape and finds a place in the city. Hi main focus is on the role out of a citywide digital infrastructure based on 5G that will enable the next generation of smart city services. Brian Started his career with IBM as has since worked for Oracle, Compuware and Microsoft in different sales positions. Prior to coming to The Hague he was a City Councilman for the City of Amsterdam.