He is on the Board of Advisors of Fedscoop and is Chairman of their Federal Marketing Executive Board. Nigel is also a Delegate of The Intelligent Cities Project.Originally from the United Kingdom, he now lives with his family and their dog Bowlie in Portland, Oregon.He was awarded the Homeland Defense top award for his wireless technology and leadership during the Katrina disaster. When the 2010 Haiti earthquake struck he was asked by The White House to assist in the relief and recovery effort. He is also a Fed 100 winner.Prior to joining Intel, Nigel spent twenty years in the wireless arena, consulting with Fortune 100 companies on wireless investments and consumer product marketing. He authored the wireless framework for Portland’s citywide Wi-Fi network RFP.Nigel worked on the development of the first commercially successful PDA, namely the Palm Pilot, for CEO Donna Dubinsky, then went on to work with Sony Japan on tablet computers supporting Magic Cap. Before moving to the USA in 2000, he managed Bluetooth globally for Cap Gemini out of France.His career passions include delivering breakthrough marketing, teleworking and mobile computing, to name but a few. He is known for thinking out the box, tracking the zeitgeist and trying hard to stay ahead of the puck.He owns many musical instruments yet cannot play any of them!Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Nigel Ballard and other top speakers and celebrities.