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The Urban Loop podcast brings you interviews with professionals in the Smart City field to share stories about their journey to where they are today and the larger real-world impact of their work. Guests include technologists, urban researchers, leaders of city government, and impactful changemakers, to name a few. Find out more at www.theurbanloop.com

The Urban Loop podcast brings you interviews with professionals in the Smart City field to share stories about their journey to where they are today and the larger real-world impact of their work. Guests include technologists, urban researchers, leaders of city government, and impactful changemakers, to name a few. Find out more at www.theurbanloop.com
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The Urban Loop podcast brings you interviews with professionals in the Smart City field to share stories about their journey to where they are today and the larger real-world impact of their work. Guests include technologists, urban researchers, leaders of city government, and impactful changemakers, to name a few. Find out more at www.theurbanloop.com

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Episodes

08: Janna Smith - Transportation Tech PM, City of Los Angeles

4/8/2019
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Janna Smith is the Transportation Technology Project Manager for the City of Los Angeles. Janna works at the crossroads of technology and policy, leading efforts around data sharing and Smart City pilot programs in implementing LADOT’s Transportation Technology Strategy. In this conversation, we dive into… How LA is betting on Data, Mobility, and Infrastructure as a serviceBest practices surrounding on collecting and maintaining transportation dataHow to best separate the signal from the...

Duration:00:57:41

07: Danielle DuMerer - CIO, City of Chicago

3/25/2019
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Danielle DuMerer is the CIO & Commisioner of the City of Chicago, where she helps the City leverage data and technology to improve city service delivery and oversees the implementation of large-scale smart city initiatives. In this conversation, Danielle gives us insight into... Improving the efficacy and accessibility of gov’t servicesHow Chicago operates their incredibleOpen Data platformand collaborates with the city’s active civic tech community, in the form ofChi Hack Nightand...

Duration:00:47:12

06: Kathleen Baireuther - Sr. Mgr, Ford Mobility City Solutions

3/11/2019
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Kathleen Baireuther is a Sr. Mgr in Ford Mobility’s City Solutions, where she works closely with cities to identify significant mobility pain points and translate those into practical, real-world projects. Kathleen’s expertise in mobility and energy across both the public and private sector helped provide a lot of insight into challenges we’re facing around new technology, new business models, and new systems. In this conversation, we dive into… How to test ideas and run pilot programs...

Duration:01:03:04

05: Jon Allan - Director, Office of the Great Lakes

2/17/2019
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Jon Allan is the Director of the Office of the Great Lakes, where he has led the efforts to protect, restore, and sustain the Great Lakes watershed since 2012. Before that, he was deeply involved with Environmental Policy at Consumers Energy, one of Michigan’s largest utilities. Over the course of his career, Jon has led negotiations on several landmark legislation and agreements, including the Great Lakes Compact and the Michigan Water Strategy. Jon’s expertise around aquatic systems and...

Duration:01:04:34

04: Dr. Edward Glaeser - Author, Triumph of the City

1/27/2019
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Dr. Glaeser is a Professor of Economics at Harvard University and is one of the world’s foremost authorities in urban economics. His contributions to the field have been nothing short of tremendous, having published deeply insightful works around the issues of affordable housing, city growth, and the role that cities play in transmitting ideas. His book, The Triumph of the City, does a wonderful job in making his research available and accessible to the general audience. What he does...

Duration:00:38:33

03: Kristin Musulin – Senior Editor at Smart Cities Dive

12/31/2018
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Kristin Musulin is a Senior Editor at Smart Cities Dive, a publication under the larger umbrella of Industry Dive. This publication strives to provide industry leaders with insights and information of the latest happenings in their field. This was a fascinating conversation. Kristin has had the chance to see a wide variety of trends shape up over the years and shared her insights and learnings with us. We talked lots about journalism, electric scooters, and how tech companies can...

Duration:01:01:48

02: John Tolva – Founder of Cityfi, former CTO of Chicago

12/31/2018
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John Tolva has worn many hats over the course of his life. He is the founder of Cityfi, a strategic urban consultancy. He works at the intersection of technology and public policy, bridging the gap that He also leads the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance and was previously the Chief Technology Officer of the City of Chicago. John is incredibly knowledgeable about the role that technology plays within a public institution and offered some valuable insight in how both technologists and public...

Duration:01:04:44

01: Introduction

11/26/2018
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Introduction to the show, the host, and what you can expect from The Urban Loop Podcast.

Duration:00:04:12