Meeting of the Minds 2017 Annual Summit

October 23-25, 2017

Cleveland, OH


Spotlighting innovations in urban sustainability and connected technology.


Director, Digitization Lead

Cisco (North Europe)

Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

President and Chief Operating Officer

AEP Ohio

Assistant Director, Transportation Strategic Planning

Miami-Dade Department of Transportation & Public Works

Director of Mobility and Infrastructure

City of Pittsburgh

Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Region

Cubic Transportation Systems

Director of Emerging and Breakthrough Technology

New York City Mayor’s Office of Tech and Innovation

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Cleveland Indians

Co-Founder & Director

Education Justice Project

Global Business Development, Connected Citizens Program


Infrastructure & Capital Projects

Deloitte Advisory

Director of Strategic Projects

Evergreen Cooperative Cooperation

Assistant to the Mayor, Director of Planning and Urban Development

City of Akron

Director of Informatics, Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator

Boston Children's Hospital


Château Hough

Chief Innovation Officer

City of Columbus

Director of Traffic, Parking, and Transportation

City of Cambridge, MA

Chief Operating Officer

Plug and Play

Executive Director

Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil

Chief, Technology Transfer Office

NASA Glenn Research Center

Director of External Affairs


General Manager, Collaborative Safety Research Center

Toyota Motor North America

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Cavaliers Operating Co. LLC

Senior Adviser


Executive Director

Refugee Response

Director, Smart City Solutions

Black & Veatch

Director, City Solutions

Ford Smart Mobility, LLC

Co-Founder & Director


Senior Data Analyst



Trimount Consulting

Director, Technology & Civic Innovation


Vice President, Smart Cities

Columbus Partnership



Vice President, Energy Delivery


Program Officer

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation



Chief Technology Officer



Cleveland Cavaliers

Chief of Public Affairs

City of Cleveland

Chairperson, Fiscal and Management Control Board


Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Electrical Sector


County Executive

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Director, Resilient Communities

New America

Center Chief Technologist

NASA Glenn Research Center


FUSE Corps

Co-Founder & CEO


Fund Development Manager

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Executive Director

Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees


Mansour Gavin LPA

Executive Director, Interactive Commons

Case Western Reserve University

Executive Director

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

Director of Programs and Partnerships



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

Associate Director


Director, Department of Public Works

City of St. Paul

Managing Principal

Deloitte LLP, Northeast Ohio

Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab & Associate Director, New England University Transportation Center



Audi Government Affairs

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

Senior Director, World Wide Public Sector



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


Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, School of Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

Planning Coordinator

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

‎Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Technology, Innovation & Performance

Cuyahoga County

Deputy Chief, Office of Communications & External Relations

NASA Glenn Research Center


Young Entrepreneur Institute and Leadership Center

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cleveland State University

Urban Futures and Energy-X Nexus Engineer

National Renewable Energy Lab

Chief Executive Officer and Safety Director

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority

Chief Executive Officer

Cleveland Metroparks

Councilman; President

City of Cleveland; National League of Cities

Co-Founder, Chairman and President

Siklu, Inc.

VP of Sales and Specialty Greens, Green City Growers

Evergreen Cooperative

Vice President, Global Customer Service and Support


Founder & Executive Director

RET3 Job Corp


People's Liberty


Rid-All Green Partnership

FUSE Fellow

Department of Transportation, City of Los Angeles

Nord Professor of Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

Manager of Watershed Programs

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Associate Director of Housing and Shelter

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

City Councillor

Squamish, BC

Management Team

RET3 Job Corp

Founder, President & CEO

Intwine Connect

Information Technology Director

Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority


Nutter Consulting LLC

Executive Director

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