Tony Hart

Tony Hart

Programme Manager, Smart Oxford

Tony Hart is the Head of Smart Oxford, Oxford’s smart city project. 

Tony has been working with technology innovation companies and start-ups across Oxfordshire and the UK for the past 15+ years, being part of the founding teams of both Packet Vision and Culloma Technology. 

He has worked for and with major technology companies in the US (Intel and Cisco), Europe, India and China and was recently the Managing Director of the UK subsidiary of Holley Technology, the leading Chinese smart meter manufacturer based in Hangzhou. 

He has helped commercialise IP from public and private sector research establishments and worked to build a dynamic technology innovation ecosystem within Oxfordshire (especially the Digital & Creative sector through Digital Oxford) linking universities, enterprises, SMEs and start-ups across multiple industry sectors. 

Tony has run successful hackathons on themes as diverse as Internet of Things and Space applications to Environmental and Low Carbon issues. He also mentors MBA students at Saïd Business School.

Tony has an MA in Engineering & Economics from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Henley Management School.