Smart Cities Connect  Conference & Expo

  MAY 7-10, 2024 | RALEIGH, NC

TechConnect, a division of ATI

Lori (Sherwood) Adams

VP, Broadband Policy & Funding Strategyategy, Nokia

Chris Adams

President, Balancing Act

Jack Al-Kahwati

CEO, Lattis

Jim Alberque

GIS and Emerging Technology Manager, City of Raleigh

Mike Allison

Head of Government and Cities, Nokia North America

Christopher Ard

Enterprise Data Manager, City of New Orleans

Miguel “Mike” Arellano

Deputy District Engineer, City of Austin, TX

Praveen Ashok

Technical Program Manager/SME - Smart Cities/Data/IOT, US Ignite

Sandra Baer

Brand Ambassador, SmartCitiesWorld

Jodie Bare

Executive Project Manager, Parsons

Ronnie Barnes

Director of Enterprise Services, Houston-Galveston Area Council

Chelsea Barrett

Sr. Marketing & Communications Manager, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Jill Beaupre

Senior Category Development Administrator, Sourcewell

Chris Belasco

Sr. Manager Digital Services and Chief Data Officer, City of Pittsburgh, PA

Jeroen Borst

Cluster Manager Societal Impact for Accessibility and Liveability, TNO Research, Netherlands

Bob Borzillo

President, Sustainable Urban Strategies

Jodie Brinkerhoff

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

Alison Brooks

Research Vice President, Smart Cities and Communities - Public Safety, IDC Government Insights, Canada

Tim Brosnihan

Executive Director of MEMS and Sensors Industry Group, SEMI

Jeff Buchanan

Former Fire Chief of Las Vegas and Former City Manager of North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Michael Buchanan

Former Deputy Commissioner of Department of Transportation, City of Chicago, IL

Anna Bunce

City Traffic Engineer, City of Centennial, CO

Joshua Cadoree

Procurement Coordinator, Houston-Galveston Area Council

Carlos Caicedo Batista

Associate Professor, Syracuse University

Chris Canavati

Partner, NCL Government Capital

Jason Cannon

President, Wake Forest Business & Industry Partnership

Paul Carey

Director MSIG, SEMI

Nina Carlsen

Government Success Manager, CitizenLab

Kris Carter

Chair, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston, MA

Philippe Cases

Co-Founder and CEO, Topio Networks

Guada Casuso

Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Parsons

Ashwini Chharia

Senior Director, NTT SMART World, NTT DATA, Inc.

Sahil Choudhary

Director of Product Management, TDK InvenSense

Craig Cipriano

Senior Vice President, National Director – Zero Emissions Mobility, STV, Inc

Carolyn Kelly Colella

Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, GlobeWater & Solar

Chelsea Collier

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

Ian Collins

Account Manager, PAM

Jason Cooley

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Frisco, TX

Dan Corey

National Director of Mobility Technologies, STV, Inc

Patrick Cornell

Chief Financial Officer, City of Pittsburgh, PA

Nicole Coughlin

CIO, Town of Cary, NC

Jacques Coulon

Mobility Innovation Manager, City of Orlando, FL

Carlos Cruz Casas

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

David Cunha

Solutions and Applications Manager for Smart Cities, Schréder Hyperion, Portugal

Nicholas D'Andre

CEO and Co-Founder, GridMatrix

Bryan Darr

VP of Government Affairs, Ookla

Lee Davenport

Director, Community Development, US Ignite

Dasha Deckwerth

CISO & President, Stealth-ISS Group, Inc.

Yannick Delibie

President & CEO, KERLINK Inc

Joyce Deuley

Director of Research & Innovation, Zpryme Research

Eugenia Di Girolamo

Chief Urban Designer, City and County of Denver

Brian Dillard

Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Antonio, TX

Eric Drummond

CEO/Founder, Innovation Corridor Investments

Ashley Durkin-Rixey

Senior Director, Save Our Standards

Adele Edwards

Chief Information Officer, City of Racine

Richard Erb

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

Rene Espinoza

Cofounder & CEO, Lazarillo

Fritz Feiten

National Smart Streetlighting Consultant, Ameresco

Andrew Felbinger

Principal, Urban Innovation Fund

Michael Finegan

VP New Market Development, Anterix

Omar Fortune

Senior Manager, HGACBuy

Tim Fowler


Tom Frazier

CEO, Redivider

Emily Freeman

Policy Advisor, Circular Economy, City of Boulder, CO

Cesar Garcia

City Manager, City of La Marque, TX

Genesis Gavino

Chief of Staff, City of Dallas, TX

Marcellino Gemelli

General Manager, Robert Bosch LLC

James Gillie

GIS | Information Technology & Innovation, City of New Orleans, LA

Mari Glass

CEO/Founder, NightStar Traffic Solutions, Inc.

John Globensky

City Treasurer, City of Grand Rapids, MI

James Glover

Specification Coordinator, HGACBuy

Marc Goldman

AEC Industry Leader, Esri

David Graham

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Carlsbad, CA

Diedre Gregg-Donovan

Director of System Design, United Power

Logan Grizzel

Partner, MUUS Climate Partners

Suri Grussgott

Senior Advisor, Special Projects & Initiatives (Office of the President), MTA New York City Transit

Laurie Guthrie

Civic Innovation-Smart City Strategist, City of Fredericton, Canada, Canada

Scott Haase

Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Alex Han

General Manager of Smart Communities, Cox 2M

Michael Hancock

Mayor, City of Denver, CO

Dan Hartman

Former Public Works Director, City of Golden. CO

Jim Haskins

Director of Community Engagement, Open Sustainability Collaborative

Kevin Hasley

VP of Strategy Initiatives, Ookla

Shane Healey

Chief of Police, Opelika, Alabama

Jason Hercules

Founder & Principal, Herculean Feats

Paul Hoekstra

Mobility BU Director U.S.A., TNL U.S.A.

John Holden

Smart City Manager, City of Raleigh

Jason Hutty

VP Partnerships, PAM

Don Jacobson

IT Business Partner for Innovation, City of Las Vegas, NV

Michelle James

VP of Strategic Industry Programs, CTIA

Junfeng Jiao

Founding Director, Urban Information Lab

Brian Johnson

City Manager, City of Peachtree Corners, GA

Heath Johnson

Intel Analyst, Pittsburgh Police Bureau

Tim Johnson

National Director, IoT Solutions and Connected Communities, T-Mobile for Government

Will Jones

Public Works Deputy Director - Mobility & Safety Operations, City of Greeley, CO

Jason JonMichael

Assistant Director, Austin Transportation Department, City of Austin, TX

Preston Judkins

Traffic Engineer and Project Manager, ITS Projects, Parsons

Joe Karras

Vice President, Public Sector North America, PayIt

Matt Kelley

Head of Retail Go to Market, LiveView Technologies

Christine Kendrick

Data Governance Lead, City of Portland, OR

Nicolas Keutgen

Chief Innovation Officer/Founder, Schréder-Hyperion, Portugal

Sajid Khan

General Manager, Smart Cities & Transportation Strategy & Marketing, Intel Corporation

Takis Kinis

Chair of IT Department, Gateway Technical College

Ryan Klem

Director of Programs, Director of Programs, Toyota Mobility Foundation

Ryan Kurtzman

Smart Cities Program Manager, City of Long Beach, CA

Ian LaHiff

Energy Project Manager, City of Orlando, FL

Peter Lai

Co-Founder, Lattis

Brian Laird

Chief of Police, City of Paducah, KY

Roger Lanctot

Director Automotive Connected Mobility, TechInsights

Matthew Laudon

VP TechConnect, ATI

Steve Lindsey

CIO/CTO, LiveView Technologies

Scott Lowry

Transportation Engineer, HNTB

Haseeb Malik

VP, Data Operations, IRIS

Cory Mason

Mayor, City of Racine

Stacey Matlen

Vice President of Innovation, Partnership for New York City

Andrew McFadden

Researcher at the Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Harry Meier

Deputy CIO for Innovation, City of Mesa, AZ

Edwin Mein

Senior Architect, TNL U.S.A.

Jon Minshew

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, State and Local Government, Southeast and Gulf Valley Regions, Dell Technologies

Emma Mooney

Outreach and Project Manager, TechConnect, ATI Division

Jennifer Morgan

Virginia Program Lead, RIoT

Alex Moss

Executive Director, Public Interest Patent Law Institute

Monali Mujumdar

Startup Engagement Lead and Program Operations, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Rachel Mukai Stark

Smart Cities Program Manager, City of Charlotte, NC

Laura Murphree

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

Priya Nair

Intellectual Property Policy Counsel, ACT | The App Association

Josh Naramore

Mobile GR Director, City of Grand Rapids, MI

Monique Nesset

Smart Cities Leader, The City of Calgary, Canada

Curt Ostrodka

Director of Smart Communities, VHB

Sergio Paneque

Former CPO, State of NY and MI

Stephen Patak

Chief Revenue Officer, Ubicquia

Frank Patercity

Director of Corporate Security, Investigations & ORC, Kroger

Tom Perttula

Manager of Supplier Development, Sourcewell

Bruno Peters

Director, Smart Communities, Arcadis IBI Group

John Petrous

Founder/CEO, Tappy Guide

Heather Pickering-Hilgers

Technical Project Manager, Colorado Dept. of Transportation

Kyle Pickett

Director of Government Affairs, GridMatrix

Nick Pilipowskyj

VP Business Operations, Perrone Robotics

Jean-Baptiste Poljak

CEO, Upciti, France

Bill Pugh

Managing Partner, Smart Connections Consulting

Jake Purcell

Director, Smart Cities, Comcast

Santosh Puttappa

Manager, Houston-Galveston Area Council

Flo Raitano

Director of Partnership Development and Innovation, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)

Regina Ramazzini

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

Sarah Ratcliffe

SVP, Product, Passport

George Reed

SVP Sales and Marketing NORAM, Siradel

Dave Reiff

Senior Project Director, TerraGo Technologies​

Donald Richardson

Headend Engineering/IT Manager, City of Wilson

Grace Rink

Executive Director, Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency, City and County of Denver

Dave Rios

DTIC-IAC Field Advisor, USCENTCOM, Cloud Lake Technology, LLC

Jake Rishavy

Executive Director of Chaffee County Economic Development, Chaffee County Economic Development

Jennifer Rocha

Vice President-Strategic Partnerships, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Raimundo Rodulfo

Director of Innovation and Technology / Chief Innovation Officer, City of Coral Gables, FL

Amanda Rohrer

Senior Associate, Blackhorn Ventures

Ross Roley

Energy Innovation Office, Battelle in Support of U.S. Indo Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM)

Laura Roman

CMO, Topio Networks

Emily Royall

Smart City Administrator, City of San Antonio, TX

Weylin Ryan

Sustainability & Policy Manager, Visit Durango

Jennifer Sanders

Executive Director, North Texas Innovation Alliance (NTXIA)

Michael Sherwood

Chief Innovation Officer, City of Las Vegas

Ken Sills

CTO and CoFounder, Preteckt, Inc.

Emily Silverman

Smart Mobility/ITS Rocky Mountain Regional Manager, Parsons

Tom Snyder

Executive Director, RIoT

Robert Spillar

Senior Vice President and National Director, Smart Cities, STV, Inc.

Greg Steininger

Vice President of Sales, Ubicquia

Martin Stephenson

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

Sharon Strover

Chair, Good Systems

Kirsten Suddath

General Partner, Next Frontier Capital (NFC)

Umair Surani

Director, Smart Cities, Siradel

Tyler Svitak

Executive Director, Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Steve Taggart

Vice President, Ameresco

Carlos Tamayo

Innovation Manager, City of Colorado Springs, CO

Art Thompson III

Chief Information Officer, City of Detroit, MI

Jennifer Tifft

Director of Strategic Initiatives, City of Syracuse, NY

Anne Townsend

Senior Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, The MITRE Corporation

Billy Trakas

Online Community Engagement Manager, CitizenLab

Joseph Trapp

Founder & CEO, Third Estate Ventures, Inc.

Ryan Trujillo

Deputy Chief of Staff, City of Colorado Springs

Kiki Turner

Participatory Budgeting Program Administrator, City and County of Denver

Geoffrey Urbach

Smart City Senior Manager, City of San Antonio

David van Gilluwe

Chief Data Officer, City of Carlsbad

Jenti Vandertuig

Former CPO, Santa Clara County, CA

Max Vega

Director, Smart Cities & Transportation Strategy & Marketing, Intel Corporation

Andreya Veintimilla

Design Research Lead, Smart Columbus

Paul Vesel

Director of Intelligent Infrastructure, RealTerm Energy

Mike Veselik

Economic Development Program Manager, City of Bozeman, MT

David Von Dollen

VP of Data Science, GridMatrix

Andrew Watkins

President and COO,

Joe Weinman

Founder and Principal, XFORMA LLC

Kirk Whittington

Director, Smart City & Infrastructure Solutions, Wesco International

Kevin Wilkins

CIO, City of Fort Collins, CO

Austin Wilson

VP of Business Development, GridMatrix

Scott Woods

VP - Community Engagement & Strategic Partnerships,

Travis Woods

CIO, Sprout Technology Group

Emily Yates

Chief Innovation Officer, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Ruthbea Yesner

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

Sarah Young

Aurora Water Assistant General Manager, City of Aurora, CO

Dave Zelenok

Local Government Services Manager, HR Green

Systems Operations Supervisor, Permits, Licenses, and Inspections, City of Pittsburgh, PA

Smart Cities Coordinator, Innovation & Performance, City of Pittsburgh, PA

CEO, FusionTech

Technical Program Manager, NXP

Manager of City Facilities, City of Arvada, CO

Director, Systems Solutions, TDK InvenSense

Deputy Chief Engineer, City of Greeley


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