Dr Catherine Mulligan is Head of Digital Strategy and Economics at the Future Cities Catapult.  She has broad-ranging experience of technology and strategy development in industry and academia.  She is leads Standardisation activities within the Catapult, as well as technology strategy development for SMEs and cities.  In addition, Catherine also leads the Economic Analysis activities within the Catapult, creating groundbreaking frameworks and methods for analysing the use of digital technologies in the urban age.  She also holds a position as a Research Fellow at Imperial College London, where she has researched smart cities.