Terry Yates

Smart Cities & IT Project Manager

Terry Yates serves as the smart cities strategist for Cary, N.C. He has more than 27 years of experience in voice, data, and security systems within North Carolina local government. This includes extensive work implementing various business, traffic, scada, public safety, and fiber optic networks. He has been responsible for Cary’s mobility program with telecommunications and wireless carrier providers and is involved with the North Carolina Triangle Region’s Google and AT&T Gigabit Broadband projects. Terry has led various multimillion-dollar projects and is now focused on smart cities initiatives for Cary. He has served on various appointed boards, task forces, and committees and is a Certified NC Government Chief Information Officer.