Smart Cincy is excited to announce that Dr. Mohammad "Mo" Shakouri will be joining us at the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit!
Representing the Wireless Supercluster as part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Global City Teams Challenge, Dr. Mo Shakouri will lead the wireless portion of the Smart Planning Workshops.
Based far out of town in Silicon Valley, Dr. Mo Shakouri will be traveling to Cincinnati to work with local and regional leaders on laying out plans and frameworks for smart growth. The workshops are meant to support and supplement ongoing efforts and ideas, as well as provide an opportunity for the greater Cincinnati community to ask questions and learn directly from the blueprint's creators.
Alongside Dr. Mo Shakouri will be Chief Performance Officer, Leigh Tami and Analytics and Innovation Manager, Nicollette Statton representing the City of Cincinnati's Office of Performance and Data Analytics.
Dr. Mo Shakouri
Dr. Mohammad "Mo" Shakouri is a Silicon Valley investor, entrepreneur, and international executive with over 25 years of experience in communications and electronics industry. Dr. Shakouri is well-versed in formulating large-scale partnerships and introducing broadband network initiatives to emerging markets and communities. As an internet connectivity evangelist, Dr. Shakouri has been working with leading Silicon Valley internet and tech companies. He serves as Dir Community Broadband Joint Venture Silicon Valley, as Chairman of the WiMAX Forum and is Founder and CEO of Microsanj. Dr. Shakouri earned his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering & Applied Physics from Stanford University, and a BSEE from San Jose State.
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Smart Cincy is grateful to have had Michael Beck - Smart Cincy Advisor and Founder of Code For Kids - as well as Derick Lee - who is from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) Education Supercluster - lead an afternoon workshop at the second annual Smart Cincy Summit!
Smart Cincy was pleased to have Andrew Bremer (DriveOhio), Robyn Bancroft (OKI Regional Council of Governments), John Gardocki (SORTA), Jiaqi Ma (University of Cincinnati) and Pete Metz (Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce) as speakers for the second annual summit on the panel titled, Smart Cincy: Building the Internet of Transportation.
Smart Cincy was pleased to have Mitchell Kominsky (Venture Smarter), Jeremy Faust (5/3 Bank), Nicollette Statton (City of Cincinnati), Oliver Kroner (City of Cincinnati) and Scott Tousley (Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology) participate in the second annual summit on the panel titled, Resilience: Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Smart Cities & Regions.
For the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, Brian Cobb from CVG, Mike Stanley from TransitX, Dr. Kelly Cohen and Dr. Shaaban Abdallah from the University of Cincinnati and Thea Walsh from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission joined us for a panel discussion titled, ‘Future Transportation: What's Next?'
At the second annual Smart Cincy Summit, local, state, and national leaders convened for a dynamic day of programming, including featured speakers, panel discussions, smart planning workshops and more. Videos from the entire day are now available - watch here.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit 68 speakers and presenters across sectors and agencies shined a bright light on their success stories, challenges, and opportunities to collaborate to accelerate the development of smart city efforts across Cincinnati and the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Region.
From automating and prioritizing non-traditional projects to the smart region task force, Thea Walsh (Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission) and Robyn Bancroft (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments) give insight into our region's progress.
Powernet has been a partner of the Smart Cincy effort since the very beginning and we are excited to welcome them as a partner and sponsor for the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit!
Preview the Smart Cincy Community Day agenda. The presentations, forum, and community discussion will focus on leveraging smart city technologies and strategies to address the most pressing needs in our communities ranging from digital access and equitable mobility to workforce development, health, and wellness.
Smart Cincy is pleased to welcome Battelle as a partner and sponsor for the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit on Thursday, April 26th, 2018!
Smart Cincy was pleased to have Oscar Bode, CEO of Smart City Capital, lead an afternoon smart planning workshop titled ‘Funding and Financing Smart City Development’ at the second annual Smart Cincy Summit.
Join local, regional and national leaders at Union Hall on April 26th for the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit! Explore the complete program, including the speaker line-up, panel discussions and smart planning workshops here and register today.
Ahead of the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit, government, academic, business, and community leaders will meet to discuss moving forward together to build a smarter Greater Cincinnati Region with a focus on equity and problem solving. ‘Smart Cincy Community Day’ will happen on Wednesday, April 25th beginning at 530pm at the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments board room.
Smart Cincy thanks Jean Rice (BroadbandUSA, NTIA States Department of Commerce), Jess Kropczynski (University of Cincinnati), John Putnam (Cincinnati Bell), Edita Dolan-Mayo (Powernet) and Leigh Tami (City of Cincinnati) for joining us at the second annual summit to discuss ‘Connecting Smart Cincy: Data-driven decisions to Bridge the Divide.’