Matthew Schultz is internationally recognised as a Smart City expert and Digital and Data Transformation practitioner. As City Digital Officer for the City of Ipswich, he has extensive experience and leadership expertise in telecommunications connectivity, city data, internet of things and spatial visualisation and analysis of data.
Matthew is also National President of the Australian Smart Communities Association, a rapidly growing Australian peak industry association for Smart Community, Broadband and Digital Economic Development with members across Australia and New Zealand. He is also an inaugural Board Director of Open Data Australia, a member of Open and Agile Smart Cities Australia, Standards Australia IT042 Internet of Things Standards Development Committee and Standards Australia Smart City Standards Development Committee.
In addition, Matthew has also positioned Ipswich City as a Top 7 worldwide Intelligent Community for 2015, 2017 and 2018.