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Who is CRA?

I help people separate
HYPE from REALITY
in the emerging tech
ecosystem

Internet of Things  |  Smart Cities  |  Digital Transformation |  5G  Artificial Intelligence  Innovation  |  VC & Startups  |  Future of Work 

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ABOUT CRA

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Charles Reed Anderson is a leading technology industry innovator and thought leader. His independent insights and pragmatic approach make him a valued advisor to influential decision makers by helping them separate industry hype from reality.


Charles runs a strategy consulting practice which helps technology vendors and mobile operators source innovation, identify strategic partnerships, and develop their go-to-market strategies.

 

He also works with enterprise customers and governments to demystify industry hype, evaluate vendor capabilities and identify use cases that deliver business value.


Charles is a prominent keynote speaker who has presented at over 300 industry events across 25 countries, where he shares his candid insights on topics that include AI, Smart Cities, IoT, 5G and the Future of Work. He is the host of the TechBurst Talks podcast and sits on the Advisory Board of the Global Organization of Smart Cities.

Previously, Charles worked as a Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company, sat as a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Smart City Research Center, led the Asia Pacific Telecoms, Mobility & IoT practices for the analyst firm IDC, and drove innovation initiatives at leading telecoms operators, including VodafoneO2 and BT.


Charles is known for his human-centric approach to technology. In a world that is inundated with tech for tech’s sake, he believes that the purpose of technology is to deliver human outcomes - and that this is the key to driving innovation and creating value.

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Internet of Things  |  Smart Cities  PropTech  Digital Transformation |  5G  Artificial Intelligence  AR/VR  |  Innovation  |  VC & Startups  |  Future of Work

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