November 27-30, 2023
WASHINGTON, DC

2022 Fall Key Speakers:

Abieyuwa (Abi) Aghayere

Prof. of Structural Engineering, Drexel University

Mike Allison

Head of Government and Cities, Nokia North America

Serene Almomen

CEO and Co-Founder, Senseware

Aaron Altscher

Director of Technology Initiatives, Carr Properties

Sandra Baer

Brand Ambassador, SmartCitiesWorld

Jodie Bare

Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Technology / Smart Mobility, Parsons

Eric Bathras

Associate Vice President, Connected Communities & Broadband Leader, AECOM

Roger Baxter

Strategic Account Manager, Luminator Technology Group

Alex Bazhinov

Founder and CEO, Lumin

Phil Beecher

President, Wi-SUN Alliance

Steve Benjamin

Former Mayor, Columbia, South Carolina

Samantha Brien

Restaurant and Nightlife Liaison, Arlington County Police Department

Jodie Brinkerhoff

VP of Innovation, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Alison Brooks

Research Vice President, IDC, Canada, Canada

David Bruemmer

Chief Strategy Officer, NextDroid

Jay Budhan

Senior Engineer, T-Mobile

Craig Burgess

Director of Business Development – Broadband Luminaire, Siklu

Martin Carrier

CEO, Smartrek Technologies

Brittaney Carter

Deputy Chief Technology Officer, City of Atlanta, GA

Mark Carter

Vice President of Smart Solutions, RealTerm Energy

Lilly Chadwick

Smart Cities Analyst, Rubicon

Pete Chase

CEO and Co-Founder, EasyStreet Systems

Ashwini Chharia

Senior Director, NTT SMART World, NTT Data

Keith Chinchar

VP of Sales, Ubicquia

Agata Ciesielski

Presidential Innovation Fellow, The White House

Brian Cobb

Chief Innovation Officer, CVG Airport - Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport

Rayza Collazo

Information Technology Systems Analyst II, City of Coral Gables, FL

Chelsea Collier

Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect Media & Research

Jason Cooley

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Frisco, TX

Director of Marketing, BlueLA

Carlos Cruz Casas

Chief Innovation Officer, Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation and Public Works

Nicholas D'Andre

CEO, GridMatrix

Son Dang

Vice President of Hardware & Engineering, Loop

Lee Davenport

Director, Community Development, US Ignite

Joyce Deuley

Sr. Research Analyst, Zpryme

Xuan (Sharon) Di

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Smart Cities Center, Data Science Institute, Columbia University

Colin Dunn

Founder and CEO, Fend Incorporated

Andy Duvall

Transportation Behavior Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Abraham Emmanuel

Deputy Commissioner, Traffic Safety and Technology, Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)

Richard Erb

Executive Director, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Fritz Feiten

National Lighting Consultant, Ameresco

Andrew Fellows

Faculty Specialist, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

Wayne Fenton

Assistant Director, Solid Waste Management, City of Durham

Jim Ford

President /Chief Strategy Officer, Semantic AI

Tony Fortenberry

FIWARE Foundation Board of Directors/Public Sector Business Development, Red Hat

Derrick Frost

SVP, Operations & GM of Private Networks, Kajeet

Dennis Gakunga

Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista

Jennifer Gallegos

Director of Strategic Sales & Communications, Yotta Energy

Marin Galvin

Director of Strategic Wireless Industry Programs, CTIA

Ben Gardner

President, Northeast Group

Genesis Gavino

Chief of Staff, City of Dallas, TX

Ronald Gibbons

Director of the Infrastructure Based Safety Systems Laboratory, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)

Jeremy Goldberg

Worldwide Public Sector Director of Critical Infrastructure, Microsoft

Caroline Goodbody

Director of Product Strategy, Comcast Smart Solutions

David Graham

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Carlsbad, CA

Adair Grover

CEO, Wi-Fiber

Jodi Guthrie

Global Director of Sales, SHARC Energy

Rebecca Gutierrez

Vice President of Marketing, Blink Charging

Elizabeth Haines McGee

Chief Strategy & Innovation Advisor, US Public Sector, Intel

Fred Hannon

Vice President, Smart City Customer Success, Rubicon

Ryan Harper

Product Group Manager, Studio, Venture Innovation, Citi Ventures

Marcus Harris

Diversity and Economic Opportunity Manager, City of Sandusky, OH

Holly Hartell

Assistant Chief Information Officer, County of Arlington, VA

Ali Asad Hasan

Business Development–IoT/Smart Cities, WW Public Sector Partners, Amazon Web Services

Hans Hechtman

President, Hechtman Consulting LLC

Mike Helfrich

Founder and CEO, Blueforce Development

Juanjo Hierro

CTO, FIWARE Foundation

Dan Hoffman

City Manager, City of Winchester, VA

John Holden

Director of Economic Development and Tourism, Stafford County, VA

Trine Marie Ingeberg

Head of Office, International House, City of Copenhagen, Denmark

Malik Ishak

Director of Smart City Connectivity, North America, Signify (BrightSites)

Ron Ivie

President, Telcon Services

Brandon Jacobs

Regional Vice President of Sales, Blink Charging

Don Jacobson

IT Business Partner for Innovation, City of Las Vegas

Raman Jafroudi

National Sales Director, Kapsch TrafficCom, Canada

Andrea James

Trade Commissioner and Second Secretary (Commercial), Embassy of Canada, Canada

Brian Johnson

City Manager, City of Peachtree Corners, GA

Greg Jones

CTO, Kajeet

Caroline Judy

Consultant, Project Finance Advisory Limited (PFAL)

Wilfred Justin

Head of AI/ML Enablement & Partnerships, AWS

Rosy Khalife

CMO, Senseware

David Kim

Director Enterprise Sales, Networks Business, Samsung Electronics America

Saul Kinter

Program Manager for Business Development and Energy Initiatives, DC Water

Tom Kirkland

Smart Infrastructure Solutions Architect, Valmont Industries, Inc.

Brittney Kohler

Legislative Director, Transportation & Infrastructure, National League of Cities (NLC)

Alex Kouts

CEO, Indigov

David Kuehn

Program Director, Federal Highway Administration

Jostran Lamontagne

VP Sales and Marketing, Dimonoff

Matthew Laudon

VP TechConnect, ATI

Jonathan Levitt

Vice President, Growth, Cocoflo

David Loshin

President, Knowledge Integrity, Inc.

Akshay Malik

Smart Cities Director, City of Philadelphia

Carola Mandelbaum

Executive Director, Smart City Works

Dominic Marcellino

Head of Business Strategy, Kajeet

Jonathan Margalit

Senior Business Development Manager, E Ink Corporation

Tyler Marr

Interim Deputy City Manager, City of Fort Collins, CO

Jeff Martin

CEO, Cocoflo

Ryan Mast

Senior Strategist and Climate Advisor, Orange Hummingbird

Nick Mastronardi

Founder and CEO, Polco

Roger May

Director of Public Sector Partnerships, Teradata

Robin Mayall

IT Director, City of Eugene, OR

Candler McCollum

CEO, Roadway Management Technologies

Don McLean

Principal / Senior Electrical and ITS Engineer, DMD and Associates, Canada

Chris McMasterson

Chief Information Officer, City of Corona, CA

Nancy Mendonca

ARMD’s Deputy AAM Mission Integration Manager, NASA

Jon Minshew

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, State and Local Government, Dell Technologies

Sophia Mohr

Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Central Ohio Transit Authority

Jennifer Morgan

Virginia Program Lead, RioT

Leslie Mulder

Co-Founder and President, Exegin Technologies, Canada

Julia Murphy

Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, City of San Antonio, TX

Jarvis Murray

For-Hire Transportation Administrator, Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Eta Nahapetian

Manager, Smart Community Innovation and Strategy, Fairfax County, VA

Chris Nielsen

Founder and CEO, eCab

Dennis O'Leary

Chairman & CEO, DarkPulse Inc.

Hillary Orr

Deputy Director, Transportation, City of Alexandria, VA

Sergio Paneque

Former Chief Procurement Officer, State of NY & MI

Karen Panetta

Dean of Graduate Engineering Education/Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University

Renil Paramel

CEO and Co-Founder, Strategy of Things

Stephen Patak

Chief Revenue Officer, Ubicquia

David Pickeral

Head of Strategy, Sheeva.AI

Michael Prytz

eGovernment Advisor and Director of Business Development, FrontDesk

Sean Qian

Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)

Pramod Raheja

CEO & Co-Founder, Airgility, Inc

Nicole Raimundo Coughlin

CIO, Town of Cary, NC

Tanuj Raja

Global Director of Strategic Partnerships, Google

Sanjay Ramabhadran

Chair, Houston METRO

Regina Ramazzini

Community & Partnership Director, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

George Reed

SVP Sales and Marketing NORAM, Siradel

Michael Reichbach

Managing Partner, Critical Systems

Adam Reiser

Sales Director North America, OpenDataSoft

Hurst Renner

Director Smart City Partnerships & Policy, Rubicon

Ray Richardson

Engineering Technician, City of Frankfort

Tod Riedel

Director, Government Video Solutions, Motorola Solutions

Keith Robinson

Deputy Commissioner, Dept. of Public Works, City of Atlanta, GA

Larry Rothenberg

President, Agentis Air

Tracy Sayegh Gabriel

President and Executive Director, National Landing BID

Emily Schapira

President & CEO, Philadelphia Energy Authority

Scott Sellers

Former City Manager, City of Kyle, TX

Justin Sherwood

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Town of Cary, NC

Elan Silver

Director of Government Affairs, GridMatrix

Aaron Simkin

VP, Strategic Parterships and Alliances - Americas, Quantela Inc.

Kyle Snyder

Principal, Best Autonomous Insights

Tom Snyder

Executive Director, RIoT

Greg Steininger

VP Sales, Ubicquia

Martin Stephenson

President & CEO/Head of Connected Systems and Services North America, Signify Canada, Canada

Rachel Stern

Senior Vice President, InState Partners

Garfield Swaby

CIO, NY Public Library

Dylan Tally

Alliances and Partnerships | Social, Healthcare and Public Entities (SHaPE), McKinsey & Company

Antoine Thompson

Executive Director, Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC)

Justin Towles

President, Crown Consulting

Kristi Trail

Executive Director, Pontchartrain Conservancy

Landon Van Dyke

Senior Advisor for the Office of Management, Strategy & Solutions, U.S. Department of State

David van Gilluwe

Chief Data Officer, City of Carlsbad, CA

Reg Viray

Technology Implementation Program Manager, VTTI

Paul Vitrano

SVP/Chief Legal and Policy Officer, Waev Inc.

Andrew Watkins

President and COO, Marketplace.city

John Weathersby

Area Vice President over Public Sector, Teradata

Daryl Weinberg

Transit Systems Architect, Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro)

Jake Wengroff

Account Manager, Technica Communications

Kristin White

Chief Operating Officer, ITS America

Jeffrey Whitman

Senior Broadband Consultant, AECOM

Alan Yarusevich

Principal Security Solution Architect, Cyemptive

Ruthbea Yesner

Vice President, Government Insights and Smart Cities, IDC Government Insights

Stanley Young

Advanced Transportation & Urban Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Madeline Zhu

VP Sales, Lacuna Technologies

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