Smart City Cleveland Forum
About this Event
Smart cities use data, technology, and the growing Internet of Things (IoT) to digitally transform the urban ecosystem to improve environmental, financial, economic, and social outcomes. Please join us for this exciting and informative event with smart city thought leaders as they discuss smart city insights globally and specific opportunities for Cleveland.
Panelists & Moderators
Dorothy Baunach, Interim Chief Executive, DigitalC
Ms. Baunach will speak on conquering the digital divide in Cleveland and on smart water, making Lake Erie the first smart Great Lake.
Ronn Richard, Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Foundation
Mr. Richard, a civic leader whose organization has developed and led numerous economic development programs and strategies for Cleveland, will moderate the discussion.
Nigamanth Sridhar, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washkewicz College of Engineering, Cleveland State University
Dr. Sridhar will assist with the moderation of this forum.
Ruthbea Yesner, Vice President, Smart Cities and Government Insights, IDC
Ms. Yesner will discuss, from a global perspective, smart city platforms, strategies, and maturity benchmarking.
Mark Zannoni, Research Director, Smart Cities & Transportation, IDC
Mr. Zannoni will speak on smart transportation in cities and how smart city innovations could apply to Cleveland specifically.
Nicholas C. Zingale, Associate Professor & MPA Director, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Dr. Zingale will assist with the moderation of this forum.