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

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

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February 21st 2017:Keys to A Smart City: Public Private Partnerships P3 - Part 2

The buzz: “Building a smart city? Follow the money” (placemeter.com). In Part 1, we explored how smart city leaders are turning to public private partnerships for resources to deliver municipal services, maintain and upgrade infrastructure, and make their cities attractive for citizens, businesses and others. What makes a good public private partnership? The experts speak. Andrew Mack, AMGlobal Consulting: “When I was a kid, there was no collaboration; it's you with a camera bossing your friends around” (S. Spielberg). Jennifer Sanders, Dallas Innovation Alliance: “A ship is safe in harbor, bu

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Andrew Mack

Andrew Mack is Principal of AMGlobal Consulting, a specialized Washington, DC-based consulting firm that helps companies and NGOs do more business – and better business – in Emerging Markets. Leveraging partnerships, smart Corporate Social Responsibility and new technology, Mack works to unlock the tremendous entrepreneurial energy in the Global South to achieve lasting social and economic outcomes. A former World Bank project manager and banker with experience in more than 80 countries, Mack is internationally-recognized for his work on economic development issues and technology policy in Africa, Latin America and other underserved regions.
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Jennifer Sanders

Jennifer Sanders is Cofounder and Executive Director of the Dallas Innovation Alliance (DIA) a public-private partnership dedicated to the design and execution of a smart cities plan for Dallas. She brings over 12 years of expertise across a broad array of industries, including energy, technology, economic development, nonprofit and finance, serving in functions including communications, stakeholder and community relations, strategic counsel and operations. DIA’s goal is to elevate Dallas as a city that is not only prepared for – but a driving force in shaping – the future of cities, and provide opportunities for prosperity for its citizens. She serves as President of the Mayor’s Star Coun
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Gert Christen

Gert Christen is the COO of City Innovate Foundation, whose mission is to solve urban problems through technology and open innovation, and who operates the Superpublic civic lab in San Francisco. He created City Innovate’s “Collider Methodology”, a user-centered approach to research one urban problem with one lead city and to subsequently share the solutions with many cities. Prior to returning to California he led startup incubators and the entrepreneurship department at his alma mater university in Zurich, Switzerland. He has been named one of 100 Digital Shapers of Switzerland and founded Startupfair, the largest event for the Swiss startup industry. His experience includes 7 years with
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Marlyn Zelkowitz

Marlyn Zelkowitz, Global Lead for Future Cities and Internet of Things, SAP Public Sector Industry, is an evangelist for using technology to drive public sector outcomes and a regular speaker at public sector events. With more than 20 years’ public services experience, including implementing major technology and policy initiatives for public organizations in Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining SAP in August 2008, Marlyn served as the Public Sector Value Creation Lead for IBM Global Business Services, focused on delivering tangible business value to government organizations through people, process, and technology changes. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, she hol
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2625/game-changing-smart-cities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap Game-Changing Smart Cities of the Future, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2625/game-changing-smart-cities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap The buzz: “Building a smart city? Follow the money” (placemeter.com). In Part 1, we explored how smart city leaders are turning to public private partnerships for resources to deliver municipal services, maintain and upgrade infrastructure, and make their cities attractive for citizens, businesses and others. What makes a good public private partnership? The experts speak. Andrew Mack, AMGlobal Consulting: “When I was a kid, there was no collaboration; it's you with a camera bossing your friends around” (S. Spielberg). Jennifer Sanders, Dallas Innovation Alliance: “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for” (W. Shedd). Gert Christen, City Innovate Foundation: “6.4 billion connected ‘things’ will be in use worldwide by the end of 2016” (Gartner). Marlyn Zelkowitz, SAP: “Building sustainable cities…will need open dialogue among all branches of… government…and…all stakeholders” (Ban Ki-moon). Join us for Keys to A Smart City: Public Private Partnerships #P3 – Part 2. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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