School of International and Public Affairs


School of International and Public Affairs
Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs

Tim Meyer is Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs at SIPA. He is an Associate Partner at IBM Global Business Services, IoT Center of Competency. Tim advises global clients on their Digital Transformation and Internet of Things (IoT) strategies, leveraging IBM’s assets in Cognitive Computing, Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Security. He has a particular focus on Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportations Systems, Telecommunications and Industrial Systems.

Tim’s career spans large technology companies Analog Devices and Ericsson as well as a series of startups. As CEO of Crisp Wireless, he pioneered mobile multimedia applications for Nokia, Motorola and AT&T. Tim has consulted for a variety of companies from small to large multinational on electric car charging, smart city networks, solar monitoring systems, wearables and cybersecurity.

Tim held a variety of management roles at Ericsson, culminating in CTO of the Wireless Internet Solutions division. His notable achievement was developing the first wireless, push email system jointly with Research in Motion and RadioMail. This directly led to the development of Blackberry.

He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and has attended the Cleantech Executive Program at New York University.


  • MBA, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, MIT

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