Digital & Communications Director
Grid Smarter Cities
Dom Hyams is the Communications and Digital Director at Grid Smarter Cities, an eco-system of smart solutions connecting communities and people with transport, parking, goods and services. It is about making lives easier for everyone and making cities smarter, efficient and inclusive. Amongst their patented Solutions, Grid have a kerbside management solution that allows vehicles the ability to book virtual loading bays on previously restricted kerb space, thus promoting off-peak parking and in turn less circling traffic, congestion and pollution. Grid also has a disability access app, assist-Mi, which aims to help people with disabilities live more independently by directly connecting them with desired service providers in real-time. As a powered wheelchair user himself – Dom is passionate about accessibility, and technology that can assist in increasing independence.
Dom is the founding editor-in-chief of the annual Power100 - Power List of Disability. He formally worked at TV Production Company Sunset+Vine as an producer working across their Live and Digital output including London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic games for C4.