Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo
April 6-9, 2020, Denver, CO, In Partnership with US Ignite

Spring 2019 Key Speakers Included:

CEO, Ubicquia

Affiliate, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

CEO, Site 1001

General Manager, Trillium

Chief Public Strategy Officer, Rubicon Global

Manager, On- Street Programs, City and County of Denver

President and CEO, Cleantech San Diego

Expert Human and Society Perspective of ICT, Ericsson, Board member Viable Cities

VP of Vertical Marketing, Anixter

Chief Privacy Officer, City of Seattle

National Director of Strategic Siting, ExteNet Systems

Manager Climate Action Team, City and County of Denver

Smart Cities Global Practice Leader, Arrow Electronics

Vice President of Product Innovation Center, Nytec Inc.

Sheldon B. Lubar Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Co-Founder and CEO, Silicon Harlem

Director - Public Sector Capital Projects & Infrastructure, Guidehouse

Smart City Coordinator, City of Wichita

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Kansas City, MO

Managing Editor and Communications Director, Smart Cities Connect Media & Research

Strategic Change Leader, City of Malmo

Channel Partner Manager, DimOnOff, Canada

Leader, Smart Cities and Mobility verticals, Amazon Web Services

Manager, Smart Mobility, City of Tampa

Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, City of Centennial, Colorado

Director of Planning and Development, City of Joplin, MO

Sergeant, Wilson NC Police

ESTEP Program Manager, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

Deputy Innovation Officer, City of Columbus

Research VP, Smart Cities & Communities – Public Safety, IDC, Canada

Mgr, Distribution Automation, KCP&L and Westar, Energy Companies

Chief Impact Officer, The Colorado Health Foundation

Interim Deputy Chief Operating Officer, City of San Diego

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech

Climate Economy Advisor, City of Fort Collins

Chief Information Officer, Central Ohio Transit Authority

Sustainable Operations Director, Gunnison County

General Manager, Aria Technologies

Water Resources Manager, Park City Municipal

Executive Director for Technology, Town of Chapel Hill

Manager, Data & Technology Services, City of Austin

Executive Director of the Department of Public Works, City and County of Denver

Channel Account Manager, Miovision

Chief Data Officer, Colorado Department of Transportation

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

Innovation Manager, City of West Hollywood

Director/National Strategy + Technology Innovation, Knight Foundation

President, MH Corbin, LLC

Group Manager for Project Development & Finance in the Integrated Applications Center, NREL

VP & Chief Software Officer, Xylem

Creative Director, LEVR Studios LLC

Director, Innovation Office & Gender Equity Team for Mayor Eric Garcetti, City of Los Angeles

Chief Operating Officer, Urban ICT Arena, Sweden

Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, Light Reading 

Director of Community Development, US Ignite

General Manager, Mobileye

Vice President, Smart Cities and Strategic Alliances, CIMCON Lighting, Inc.

Director, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership, City of Columbus

Instructional Technologist, NC State College of Ed

VP of Industrial Solutions, Anixter

Director, Center for Business & Information Technologies, University of Louisana at Lafayette

General Manager, GovQuote

Open Data Coordinator, City of Portland

Executive Director, Smart City Labs

CEO and Founder, Innovation Corridor

CEO and Founder, CityBase

Transportation Behavior Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Managing Director of Zemcon and Host of The Smart Community Podcast., The Smart Community Podcast, Australia

Chief Information Officer, City of Austin - CTM

Executive Director, Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh

Founder / Product & Go-To-Market Strategy, Varuna

Director of Mobility, Panasonic CityNOW

Director, SMART and IOT Street Lighting Solutions, PENNSMART

Associate, Urban Innovation Fund

Senior Mobility Strategist, City of Detroit

Policy Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum

Engineering Manager for TMC; Public Works, City & County of Denver

Chief Marketing Officer, CityBase

Operations, U.S. Public Safety, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure

CEO, Global View Partners

Partner, Operations and Strategic Partnerships, Think Big Partners

Principal Project Engineer, RTC of Southern Nevada – FAST

Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chula Vista - Economic Development Department

President and co-founder, Northeast Group

Deputy Assistant Director for the Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, NSF

Director of Engineering, Valen Energy

Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

Mayor, Seat Pleasant, MD

Business Development, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco

Broadband Manager, City of San José

VP, Plano Intelligence Inc

Director of Policy and Business Development, Mobileye

Director of Business Development, OpenDataSoft

Mayor, City and County of Denver

VP Sales North America, Telensa

Creative Director, Sandpit

General Counsel and Head of Legal, Privacy and Data Governance, Sidewalk Labs

Lead, Smart+Connected Communities Business Development for the Eastern U.S., Cisco

Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Affairs, Cox Communications California

Telecommunications & Regulatory Affairs Officer, City of Austin

Sales Director, IOT, Sprint

Managing Director - Infrastructure / Vehicle Deployment, DriveOhio

Founder, Proterra

Director of Program Operations, US Ignite

City Manager, City of Lone Tree

Vice President, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability, Dallas Fort Worth Airport

Chief Knowledge Officer, Unified Government - Wyandotte County & Kansas City, Kansas

Ecosystem Channels - Smart Communities, Transportation & IoT – Americas, Cisco

Capital Program Manager, Tahoe Transportation District

Director of Regulatory & Strategy Analysis, Xcel Energy – Colorado

Vice President of Smart Communities, Verizon

Mayor, Aurora, IL

Founder and CEO, Hueneme Technologies Inc.

Smart City Manager, Greenwood Village

Director of Emerging Technologies, JMA Wireless

CIO, City of Aurora, CO

VP Technology, Anixter

Chief Information Officer, City of Arlington, TX

City Manager, Peachtree Corners

Director IoT Sales/Smart City Programs, Sprint

Analyst, Innosphere Fund

Executive Vice President / Chief Real Estate Officer, Denver International Airport (DEN)

Executive Director, Panasonic CityNOW

Mayor, University Place, WA

Smart City PDX Coordinator/Air Quality Lead, City of Portland

Founder, Triangle UAS

Head, IoT Sales, Enterprise, North America, Nokia

Program Director, Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, NSF

Research Professor and Administrative Director at the Center for Integrated Access Networks, University of Arizona

COO, US Ignite

Division Manager Signals, Street Lighting, & ITS, City of Portland OR

Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Moovit

Managing Director, URBAN-X

City Project Manager, Smart Columbus

Innovation Director, City of St. Paul, MN

Senior Transportation Engineer, Apex Design

CEO, TechConnect

Vice-President, Technology & Development, Orange Traffic

Executive Director, West Big Data Innovation Hub


Executive Director, MetroLab Network

VP Urban Data, Telensa, United Kingdom

IOT Lead Architect, City and County of Denver

Executive Director, Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority

Program Manager, US Ignite

Associate VP, Roadway Sensors, Iteris, Inc.

Professor and Donald Malloure Department Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Senior Transportation Planner, Regional Transportation District (RTD)

Founder, Connected Communities LLC

CEO, Waycare, Israel

Chief Economist, Director of Data, Analytics and Modeling, San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

Sustainment Management System Center of Expertise, US Army Corps of Engineers

Smart City PDX/Tech Services Manager, City of Portland, OR

Regional Director for Denver, EDA

Co-Founder and CTO, Dew Mobility

President and CEO, Colorado Technology Association

Head of Policy & Innovation - Division of Mobility Operations, Colorado DOT

Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, US Ignite

CIO, City of Wichita

Executive Director and Public Health Administrator - Department of Public Health & Environment, City and County of Denver

Industry Consultant, Teradata Government Systems

Smart City Coordinator, City of San Antonio

Mayor, Beverly Hills, CA

National Community Leader, US Ignite

President, Kahua

Partner Solution Account Manager, Intel

Director, Market and Product Strategy,, Tessco Technologies

SVP & Chief Digital Officer, Dish

President, Plano Intelligence Inc

Marketing Director for Network Lighting Solutions, Sensus, a Xylem brand

Executive VP, DimOnOff, Canada

Connected and Autonomous Technologies Program Manager, CO DOT

Air Quality Program Manager, Department of Public Health & Environment - City and County of Denver

Division Chief of the Public Safety Communications Division, NIST

Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, City of Austin

CMO, Traffic Technology Services, Inc.

Managing Principal – Laguna Beach, SWA Group

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Institute for Digital Progress

Managing Partner Urban Us Capital & Managing Director, URBAN-X

VP of Business Development, Passport

CIO, City of Aurora, IL

UI Designer/ Web Content Developer, City and County of Denver

Sales Operations Manager, Proterra

CEO & Co-founder,, Sensative AB

Computational Data Scientist, NREL

Director of Product Management and Strategic Marketing, ESCRYPT, Canada

Chief Commercialization Officer, U.S. Department of Energy

Ph.D student, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Charles M. Denny, Jr., Chair of Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Community & Partnership Director, TechConnect

VP R&D, ZenCity, Israel

VP, Business Development, Parsons

Director, Government Affairs, Audi of America

Director of Customer Success, ZenCity, Israel

Executive Director, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)

CTO and Founder, US Ignite

Engineering Manager, Greenlight, City of Wilson

VP, Denver South Economic Development Partnership/Co-Founder, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Executive Director, Innovation Programs, TechConnect

Chair of the Board, EPIC-N Group

Co-Founder & CEO, SBP

Director of Solution Architecture, SeamlessDocs

Sr. Manager, Solution Strategy, Global Traffic Technologies (GTT)

Director of Systems Engineering and Development, Blyncsy

IOT Partner Director, Americas in the Global Black Belt Incubation Sales Team, Microsoft

Associate Vice President, TransCore

Director of Public Works and Mobility, City of Lone Tree

Director of Operations in North America, ZYLAB

Streets Superintendent, City of Fort Collins, CO

CEO, Smart Intersections

Senior Vice President and Strategic Innovation Leader, Munich Re America

Director, Public Sector Marketing, Signify

Deputy Director, ICT Infrastructure and Cyber Security, University of South Australia, Australia

Director of Business Development – Smart Cities,, Robert Bosch LLC

SVP Sales US and Canada, Ubicquia

Director of Technology and Innovation, City of Las Vegas

Managing Partner, Think Big Partners

CTO, Digital Communities, Dell EMC

Program Manager, City and County of Denver

Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology, Louisville Metro Government

VP, Victor Stanley, Inc.

Technology Integration Program Manager, Vehicle Technologies Office - U.S. Department of Energy

Director Facility Management Services, Gilbane Building Company

Chief Operating Officer, Transit Services, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

Energy Development Leader, Executive Office, City of Uppsala (Sweden)

Executive Director, CIV:LAB

Executive Director, RIoT

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, North America, Mobileye

Product Manager – Smart Water Cycle, Sensus | Xylem

Chief Sustainability Officer, City and County of Denver

CEO, 10th Generator

Co-Founder, CityFi

Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office

Head of IoT and digitalization, Future by Lund, City of Lund

Manager of Innovation and Sustainability, City of Colorado Springs

National Technology Leader, US Ignite

Director Local Government, PayIt

Creative Director, West 8

Director, Community Relations, Xcel Energy

Executive Director, US Ignite

Chief Information Officer, County of San Mateo

Editor-In-Chief, Innovation & Tech Today

Deputy Chief of Staff, City of Colorado Springs, CO


Data Science and Technology Lead, NREL

Vice President of Product Marketing, Sensus, a Xylem brand

Vertical Marketing Manager for Smart Cities and ITS,, Robert Bosch LLC

City Transportation Engineer, City of Lakewood, CO

Founder and Principal, Peter Williams Solutions LLC

Data & Analytics Capability Lead,, Kainos, United Kingdom

CTO, City of New Orleans

Président de la Task Force Ville Durable/Président, MEDEF International/Brics Access, France

Smart Cities & IT Project Manager, Town of Cary

VP, Government Insights & Smart Cities, IDC

Business Development, Esri

Senior Research Scientist, NREL

Co-founder & CEO, Ubicquia LLC.

Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

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Supporting Organizaitons

Advanced Energy Economy
Cleantech San Diego
Colorado Cleantech Industries Association
Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Smart Cities Alliance
Colorado Technology Association
Dallas Innovation Alliance
Innovation & Tech Today
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Open Connectivity Foundation
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