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

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

Tuesday at 9 AM Pacific /12 Noon Eastern

March 14th 2017:Smart Cities and Civic Innovation: There's an MBA for That!

The buzz: “There are many initiatives for Smart Cities, but we also need Smart Citizens” (Ankit Lai). By 2050, over 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. How to meet the demands of such concentrated populations? Savvy leaders are tapping into civic innovation, hackathons for the art of the possible, and startup-in-residence programs pairing startups with government agencies. Civic Innovation is so top-of-mind, there’s an MBA for it! The experts speak. Jay Nath, City of San Francisco: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” (Helen Keller). Maryann Kongovi, Co

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Jay Nath

As the Mayor’s Chief Innovation Officer for San Francisco and White House Champion of Change under President Obama, Jay Nath works with the community to help make government more equitable, effective, and responsive. Under his leadership, the Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation launched the first of its kind Startup in Residence program in collaboration with the Obama White House, offering an on-premises incubator at City Hall, meant to apply startup ingenuity directly to pain points within government itself. Jay also created the Mayor’s Senior Fellowship program where cross-sector leaders spend one year in City Hall working on high impact projects. Jay has been a champion data, helping dra
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Maryann Kongovi

Maryann Kongovi is Chief Operating Officer at Code for America. Prior to joining the organization, she ran Google۪'s Independent Full Service Agency business unit in the United States, where her responsibilities included strategic planning, sales, product adoption, recruiting, and people development. Maryann۪'s experience includes scaling sales organizations, collaborating with product and engineering to build what users want, and driving new product adoption.
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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: “There are many initiatives for Smart Cities, but we also need Smart Citizens” (Ankit Lai). By 2050, over 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. How to meet the demands of such concentrated populations? Savvy leaders are tapping into civic innovation, hackathons for the art of the possible, and startup-in-residence programs pairing startups with government agencies. Civic Innovation is so top-of-mind, there’s an MBA for it! The experts speak. Jay Nath, City of San Francisco: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” (Helen Keller). Maryann Kongovi, Code for America: “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody” (Jane Jacobs). Marlyn Zelkowitz, SAP: “Make the world work, for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation...” (R. Buckminster Fuller). Join us for Smart Cities and Civic Innovation: There's an MBA for That! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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