Meeting of the Minds 2017 Annual Summit

October 23-25, 2017

Cleveland, OH



County Executive

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Director, Resilient Communities

New America

Center Chief Technologist

NASA Glenn Research Center


FUSE Corps

Fund Development Manager

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Executive Director, Interactive Commons

Case Western Reserve University

Executive Director

National Guestworker Alliance and New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Director of Programs and Partnerships


Director of Ag|re|culture

St. Clair Superior Development Corporation


The Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship

President & CEO

The Cleveland Foundation

Program Director

The Trust for Public Land

Managing Director

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

FUSE Fellow

Office of the City Manager, City of Long Beach

Executive Director

Cleveland Water Alliance

Chief of Digital Innovation & Chief Information Officer

Cleveland Foundation

Executive Director, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis


Associate Director


Professor of Radiology, Director of MRI Research and Director of the Interactive Commons

Case Western Reserve University

Senior Director of Advocacy, Policy and Research

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress


City of Akron

CEO & General Manager

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA)

FUSE Fellow

San Francisco Ethics Commission

Director of Water Transportation

Boston Harbor Now

Vice President of Economic Opportunity

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, School of Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

‎Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Technology, Innovation & Performance

Cuyahoga County

FUSE Fellow

Office of the Deputy Mayor & CAO, City of New Orleans


Young Entrepreneur Institute and Leadership Center

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cleveland State University

Chief Executive Officer

Cleveland Metroparks

Councilman; President

City of Cleveland; National League of Cities


People's Liberty


Rid-All Green Partnership

FUSE Fellow

Department of Transportation, City of Los Angeles

Nord Professor of Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

City Councillor

Squamish, BC

Executive Director

Meeting of the Minds


Meeting of the Minds

Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations.

Join us in Cleveland this October!

Our Annual Summit brings together leaders from multiple sectors and diverse geographies to share ideas and work together to shape a common urban agenda. 

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