Conor Riffle

Vice President of Smart Cities


Conor Riffle is Vice President of Smart Cities at Rubicon. In this role, Conor oversees business
development and account management for the company’s SaaS technology product for
municipal governments. RUBICONSmartCity has been deployed in more than 45 cities, including
Atlanta, Spokane, and Montgomery, where the city was awarded a Smart50 Award for its
implementation of Rubicon’s technology.
Prior to Rubicon, Conor served as the founding Director of Cities and Data Product Innovation
at CDP. Under Conor’s leadership, CDP’s cities program achieved global recognition as the
premier platform for city governments to report environmental data. More than 600 global
cities now use CDP’s platform annually. In 2013 and again in 2017, Bloomberg Philanthropies
announced major investments in CDP’s work with cities. 
Prior to his role at CDP, Conor served in various roles at the Clinton Foundation in New York,
including Foreign Policy Fellow and as an early employee of the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI).
Conor graduated magna cum laude in History from Connecticut College and holds an MA in
History of International Relations from the London School of Economics. In 2020, Conor was
named to Waste360’s prestigious “40 under 40” list for his contributions to sustainability and
smart cities. You can follow Conor on Twitter at @c_riffle .