Laura Benold

Managing Editor and Communications Director

Smart Cities Connect Media & Research

Laura oversees all editorial and communication details for Smart Cities Connect, building on more than four years as Assistant Marketing Director with the Southwest Region at Whole Foods Market. Prior to Whole Foods, Laura served as Executive Director at CleanTX Foundation in Austin and supported clean tech marketing efforts at Austin Technology Incubator. Now, at Smart Cities Connect, she combines her passion for social impact with her love of societal enrichment at the local level.