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  • Kenny Higgins 1 month, 1 week ago

    Happy New Year everyone.
    Hope its a healthy and prosperous one for you, your family and your business.

    Looking forward to a busy year and like many others hoping Scotland comes through the uncertainty of Brexit intact as the successful Nation it is.
    It was very pleasing to receive a kind invitation to speak at the European Congress of Local Government to present the Smart Village Scotland Initiative to a European Audience in Krakow Poland in April. Sadly this conflicts with an exceptionally period for the roll out of Smart Vilage in Scotland and may sadly need to decline the offer on this occasion.

    I have received interest in our strategy from several European Countries who share our desire to create a Digital Nation. The Digital Scotland – Smart Village Scotland initiative has captured the imagination as it is a unique inclusive approach where Rural and Tourism Development drives the Digital Economy.

    Thanks for visiting and please contact me should you wish to learn more about Smart Village Scotland,

About me

Kenny Higgins

Senior consultant

Innovative, and successful senior manager and director. Serving 31 years with British Telecom - first sales exec in wireless communications, head of wireless data having senior management experience within corporate, organisations, public sector and SME businesses. Multiple award winner on sales achievement and application developments. 2004 formed Island Communications as MD - considerable experience in the design of telematics solutions such as; award winning, flood monitoring and early warning system. CraftAlert - marine safety tracking system. Part of European consortium with partners from Estonia, Spain, Denmark and Italy developing an integrated tracking product for people with dementia from concept to working prototype. 2009 headhunted to Hydro-Logic to head up sales and further developed his flood monitoring and early warning system with enhanced software serving local authorities throughout the UK. Designed a postal monitoring system for Royal Mail to help lower RM carbon footprint on reduced / unnecessary journeys. Former member of Scottish Parliament Business Exchange providing support to MSPs and their constituents on matters relating to flood risk and mitigation measures. 2015 -2018 - Vice-chair of LochEarn tourism initiative (LETi) creation of multi award-winning #BLiSStrail initiative. 2018 - present - member of the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Tourism 2011 to present - "Smart Village" - 7 years experience on tourism & rural development creating "Smart Village Scotland" initiative. 2018 - Invited to join Digital Scotland as a senior consultant to further develop "Smart Village Scotland". For further information please see:

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