Jordan Davis

Director, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership

City of Columbus

Jordan Davis is the Director of Smart Columbus for the Columbus
Partnership leading strategy and public-private partnerships for the
Central Ohio region’s $550 million smart cities initiative.  She was
instrumental in Columbus becoming the sole winner of the U.S.
Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge in 2016 and
since has managed the upstart of a new joint venture for the region
focused on realizing a connected, autonomous, shared, and electric
transportation ecosystem that improves people’s lives.  Jordan oversees
an aggressive electric vehicle adoption program, shared mobility growth
plan, autonomous vehicle deployment, and a dynamic corporate

engagement portfolio.  
Previously she led member and community affairs for the Columbus Partnership, CEO
organization representing the largest employers in Central Ohio focused on improving the
economic prosperity for the region.  In that role she drove the thought leadership agenda for the
region’s business community and advanced community impact initiatives.  One of which was the
formation of Columbus’ Student Engagement Strategy, a first of its kind initiative focused on
retaining Ohio State students post-graduation with innovative programming and community
engagement.  
In the community, Jordan is Co-founder of the Central Ohio Leadership Academy and member
of the board for Columbus School for Girls.

Jordan Davis

Director, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership

City of Columbus

Jordan Davis is the Director of Smart Columbus for the Columbus
Partnership leading strategy and public-private partnerships for the
Central Ohio region’s $550 million smart cities initiative.  She was
instrumental in Columbus becoming the sole winner of the U.S.
Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge in 2016 and
since has managed the upstart of a new joint venture for the region
focused on realizing a connected, autonomous, shared, and electric
transportation ecosystem that improves people’s lives.  Jordan oversees
an aggressive electric vehicle adoption program, shared mobility growth
plan, autonomous vehicle deployment, and a dynamic corporate

engagement portfolio.  
Previously she led member and community affairs for the Columbus Partnership, CEO
organization representing the largest employers in Central Ohio focused on improving the
economic prosperity for the region.  In that role she drove the thought leadership agenda for the
region’s business community and advanced community impact initiatives.  One of which was the
formation of Columbus’ Student Engagement Strategy, a first of its kind initiative focused on
retaining Ohio State students post-graduation with innovative programming and community
engagement.  
In the community, Jordan is Co-founder of the Central Ohio Leadership Academy and member
of the board for Columbus School for Girls.