The Intelligent Community - Harlem's Digital Future - A conversation with Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem
Clayton Banks is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem. The mission of Silicon Harlem is to transform Harlem and other urban markets into Innovation and Technology Hubs. Under his leadership, Silicon Harlem has been able to partner with the Department of Education for New York City to establish an after school STEM based startup accelerator, collaborate with the NYC Mayor’s office to assess wireless broadband in upper Manhattan and coordinate a virtual startup incubator for tech based entrepreneurs. Banks has established and produces the only comprehensive technology conference in Harlem, the Silicon Harlem tech conference is focused on next generation internet and its impact on urban markets economic development.
The Intelligent Community - The Passing of 2B - A conversation with Glen Akins and Colin Garfield of Fort Collins, Colorado
In November, the city of Fort Collins, Colorado passed measure 2B to potentially allow for bonding to build their own municipal fiber network. ICF's Robert Bell spoke with Glen Akins and Colin Garfield from the Fort Collins Citizens Broadband Committee about what this means.Read more
The Intelligent Community - Intelligent Boulder - A conversation with Julia Richman of Boulder, Colorado
Both National Geographic and the "Today" show recently recognized Boulder as "The Happiest City in the U.S... but what are Boulder's Intelligent community aspirations? ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla sits down with Boulder's Julia Richman to discuss Boulder's plan for the future.Read more
The Intelligent Community - The Happiest City in the US - A conversation with Julia Richman of Boulder, Colorado
Both National Geographic and the "Today" show recently recognized Boulder as "The Happiest City in the U.S... but what does that mean? ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla sits down with Boulder's Julia Richman to discuss the award and Boulder's unique characteristics that make it one of the happiest places to live.
Rui Barros joined WeWork in April 2016 as SVP of Global Operations, utilizing his nearly three decades of hospitality experience to serve as a center of excellence and introduce best practices for WeWork’s space, community and services globally. In his current role as Head of Tri-State, Barros oversees all aspects of the company’s fast-growing business for WeWork’s largest market – including management, sales, operations, marketing, and more for WeWork’s 40 buildings and tens of thousands of members across New York City.Read more
Dr. Jack Chu comes from Taiwan as a participant in the Robert M. Immerman Professional Fellows program as a fellow at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University in the City of New York. He is a graduate of National Taiwan University (NTU), where he majored in civil engineering; he also earned an Master of C.E. and Eng. Doctor from NTU. Currently he is also employed at the Taipei Water Department of the Taipei City Government of Taiwan (R.O.C).Read more
Brad Ferguson is the President & CEO of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, responsible for ensuring Edmonton and the Capital Region consistently outperform every economic jurisdiction in North America for the next 20 years.Read more
In today’s episode, we’re going to be hearing from Andy Lee, Technology Investment Director with the state of Victoria, Australia. ICF's Lou Zacharilla spoke with Andy at Silicon Harlem’s 4th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference in New York City during a panel discussion also featuring Brad Ferguson from the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, Dr. Jack Chu from the Weatherhead East Asian Instutute, and Rui Barros of WeWork. While we'll be featuring each of them in coming episodes, we started with Andy Lee because much of our discussion surrounds Melbourne, our current reigning Intelligent Community of the Year for 2017. We'll be hearing from him why collaboration really is key in developing an intelligent community.
ICF's Lou Zacharilla interviews Harout Chitilian about Top7 Intelligent Community Montreal.Read more
ICF's Lou Zacharilla interviews Jennifer Keesmaat about Toronto, the 2014 Intelligent Community of the Year.Read more