Making Intelligent Decisions About Smart City Initiatives
Keynote Speaker – Peter Torrellas
Peter Torrellas is the National Business Manager for State and Local Government at Siemens and a Fellow at the Center for Neighborhood Technology leading Smart City initiatives. His current focus is on Smart & Resilient Cities, Smart Buildings, IoT, energy production, energy procurement, energy efficiency, and public private partnerships.
He previously held the position of Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Infrastructure & Cities. His portfolio included logistics, aviation, passenger and freight Rail, ports, and road and city Mobility. Peter has over 20 years of experience in innovation and infrastructure and began his passion for making our cities smarter over a decade ago by successfully designing and delivering over $500M in software, hardware and IT technology for New York City’s infrastructure.
Peter is a nationally recognized thought leader in the design and implementation of new technologies within our built infrastructure and was recently hosted by the United Nations, World Bank Group, United States Conference of Mayors, National Governor's Association, National Academies of Sciences , and many others to discuss the role of technology in our cities.
Big Data Panel Discussion – Opportunities, Challenges & Trade-offs
Speaker – Moez Chaabouni | Senior Account Executive, Informatica
Moez is a senior account executive for Informatica, a world leader in enterprise cloud data management. Recently, Moez was appointed as the chair of the independent, international jury that helps ICF select the Intelligent Community of the Year. Formerly the deputy CIO for the City of Columbus, Mr. Chaabouni has vast experience in both the public and private sectors.
Speaker – Brandon Crowley | Chief Data Officer, City of Cincinnati
As Chief Data Officer (CDO) for the City of Cincinnati, Brandon works at the nexus of public policy, data analysis, and technology development and optimization. He has been using his technological knowledge and expertise to solve complex city problems using for more than 19 years.In his role with the City, Brandon works closely with executive leadership to optimize the City’s IT infrastructure investments while facilitating innovation in digital government.
Brandon is a member of the Harvard Ash Center’s Civic Analytics Network (CAN), a network of urban Chief Data Officers that collaborate on shared projects to advance the use of data to solve complex social problems.
Smart Government – Ohio University
How do local governments know that they are making the correct choices in their long-term investments? Using two real world cases, one each from business and government, this workshop will put a new spin on two familiar tools – Technology Roadmapping and the Business Model Canvas – that together form a framework to help plan for what comes next.
6805 Bobcat Way
Dublin, OH 43016
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