You Light Up My Life: Smart Cities, Smart Lighting

April 4, 2017
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “Life is all about seating and lighting” (Graydon Carter). By 2050, 70+% of the world will live in cities. How to brighten the lives of concentrated populations? Energy-efficient LED lighting is transforming urban lighting infrastructures into information pathways that collect and share data and insights that drive the smart city. Connected lighting can even be a backbone for IoT functionality. See? The experts speak. Susanne Seitinger, Philips Lighting: “The proliferation of zoning regulations in the twentieth century […] has disabled local innovation and growth, frozen the city in time…the Brittle City” (Richard Sennett). Matthias Weis, SM!GHT: “Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up” (Elon Musk). Marlyn Zelkowitz, SAP: “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody” (Jane Jacobs). Join us for You Light Up My Life: Smart Cities, Smart Lighting.

Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP

Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future.

We’ll explore everything from drivers for smart city digital transformation and business models, to technology trends in smart cities which will improve people’s lives.

Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your organization across the finish line as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation.

Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, presented by SAP, on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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