Surbana Jurong and Microsoft announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly develop cloud-based Smart City in a Box solutions, while enhancing its suite of applications, in the Asia Pacific region.
Surbana Jurong is proud to announce our partnership with technology giant Microsoft to jointly develop cloud-based solutions for our integrated solutions platform “Smart City in a Box”, while enhancing its suite of applications, in the Asia Pacific region.
Joe Keen Poon has a proven track record in senior leadership roles across Asia and Europe, and has successfully led organisations, from start-ups through to large and mature businesses. In his current role, Joe helps to deliver world-leading smart city solutions, guiding Surbana Jurong to fulfil its mission of building cities and shaping lives.
54% of the world’s population today live in urban areas - an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050 will bring the proportion to 66% (United Nations July 2014). With 90% of these new additions concentrating in emerging Asia and Africa, building, organizing and providing infrastructures and services for the urbanised community will be an uphill task.