Dr Claire Penny
Global Digital Evangelist
Claire is the Global Digital Evangelist at Invicara. In this role she combines her passion, experience and learning from the past 22 years, enabling her to effectively assist companies on their own transformational journey toward Digital Twins.
Previously she worked at IBM for over 19 years where she was the Global Industry Leader at IBM in the Watson IoT for Cognitive Buildings group. More recently she was the Commercial Director at Wia Technologies Ltd, an IoT Start-up focusing on Smart Buildings. She has a record of successfully converting innovation projects into commercialized, revenue generating products, and for driving results across matrixed global teams. She is renowned for her passion, getting things done, love of evangelizing, and is a prominent international speaker on the topics of Digital Twin, IoT, PropTech, Smart Buildings, FM and Real Estate.
Claire’s external commitments include Non-Executive Director on the board of CITA (Construction IT Alliance) Ireland and Non-Executive Director of Producer Register Ltd (PRL). She is also very active within the BSI and is involved with the revision of many British Standards relating to the Facilities Management.
She attained her PhD in 1998 form Liverpool John Moores University.