Professor Chad O’Connor teaches courses in Advertising, Organizational Culture, and Crisis Communication in undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeastern University, where he is also a startup advisor for IDEA, Northeastern’s venture accelerator program. He is the former contributing editor of the Global Business Hub blog on The Boston Globe’s Boston.com site. He now consults for public, private, startup and nonprofit clients globally in areas such as internal and external communication, executive messaging, and strategic partnerships. Chad is a graduate alumnus of Emerson College and undergraduate alumnus of The University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Chad’s extensive experience working in the international business arena combined with his deep understanding of startup ecosystems will add tremendous value to Leading Cities’ work with and support of the technologies and startups emerging in the burgeoning Smart Cities industry.
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