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Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern

March 13th 2013:Best-Run Cities: Urban Matters

Today’s buzz: The city. More than just your snail-mail address, the city is a vital entity with the power to impact local quality of life as well as national and global economies. How’s your city running? The experts speak. Dr. Theresa Pardo: “Running a city is a complex and challenging task. Running it well, even more so. The best run cities ... embrace the complexity of the task, see the opportunities that information and technology offer in managing that complexity, and seek out innovative yet practical solutions to the problems their citizens care about.” Chris Moore: “Government technol

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Dr. Theresa A. Pardo

Dr. Theresa A. Pardo is a globally recognized expert on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Innovation in government. She serves as Director of the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany, State University of New York, and holds research professor appointments in Public Administration and Policy and Informatics. Under her leadership, the Center works closely with government, civil society, research, and industry teams to carry out applied research and problem-solving projects focused on the intersection of policy, management, and technology in the governmental context. She is president-elect of the Digital Government Society and serves on national and inter
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Chris Moore

Chris Moore is the Chief Information Officer at the City of Edmonton, Canada, providing vision and leadership of the city’s information and technology direction. Chris continues to partner with local and global organizations to foster Edmonton’s role as a technology leader. In addition to being a founding member of the World eGovernments Organization, he has spoken to audiences all over the world about his experience and ideas for technology in government. Chris has fulfillment and freedom in his work and as a leader desires to see those around him attain fulfillment and freedom as well. Described as transformational, innovative, disruptive and refreshing, he is an advocate of an Open Ecosys
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Adie Tomer

Adie Tomer is a Senior Research Associate and Associate Fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and a member of the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, focusing on metropolitan transportation usage patterns, including personal and freight modes, and the intersections between transportation and technological development. Adie has managed and co-produced multiple groundbreaking studies on the relationship between personal travel trends, spatial form, and transportation technology. As chief architect of a national study to measure access to jobs via transit, Adie worked alongside Microsoft executives and Danish transportation modelers to explore the relationships between urban d
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Sean Patrick O’Brien

Sean Patrick O’Brien is Global Vice President for Urban Matters & Public Security at SAP, with responsibility for SAP’s global strategy, solutions portfolio, eco-system and go to market activities in relation to smart cities and public safety/security. His focus is the launch of a new SAP Urban Matters program for best run cities, including urban innovation around cloud, mobile, analytics, real time and next generation government strategy. Previously, Sean led a regional SAP business startup for public security across the EMEA region, working with public security clients in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Netherlands, Nordics, Romania, Poland and the European Union, incl
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap 18/10/2017 08:00 18/10/2017 09:00 Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/coffee-break-with-game-changers-presented-by-sap Today’s buzz: The city. More than just your snail-mail address, the city is a vital entity with the power to impact local quality of life as well as national and global economies. How’s your city running? The experts speak. Dr. Theresa Pardo: “Running a city is a complex and challenging task. Running it well, even more so. The best run cities ... embrace the complexity of the task, see the opportunities that information and technology offer in managing that complexity, and seek out innovative yet practical solutions to the problems their citizens care about.” Chris Moore: “Government technology is not for the faint of heart." Adie Tomer: “If knowledge is the key then just show me the lock.” - Q-Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, Check the Rhime Sean Patrick O’Brien: “The 19th century was a century of empires. The 20th century was a century of nation states. The 21st century will be a century of cities.” - Wellington E. Webb, Former Denver Mayor Join us for Best-Run Cities: Urban Matters. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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