We welcome Nan Zhao to the Leading Cities Family, as new member of Boston’s Advisory Board

Nan Zhao is a Ph.D. candidate in the Responsive Environments Group at the MIT Media Lab, where she works on Internet of Things that promote wellbeing and sustainability. Her work spans from intelligent building control to smart urban furniture and borrows from a variety of fields, including sensor technologies, wearable computing technology, and psychology. Nan…Read more We welcome Nan Zhao to the Leading Cities Family, as new member of Boston’s Advisory Board

Herby Duverné joins the Board of Directors of Leading Cities

Herby Duverné is the Principal and CEO of Taino Consulting Group, LLC (Taino), a cyber and physical security and professional services provider in the government and private sectors. He leads the company’s efforts for explosive growth with a laser focus on internal and external branding, sales growth and a commitment to sustained superior client services.…Read more Herby Duverné joins the Board of Directors of Leading Cities

Data needs accountability: Here’s how it could happen

Fake news, “alternative facts” and filter bubbles – the data we consume and what we read and experience online shapes the way we view the world and the everyday decisions we make, big and small. Leading Cities, a non-profit organization working for cohesion in smart cities, is advocating for more accountability around the veracity and…Read more Data needs accountability: Here’s how it could happen

Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

Leading Cities is honored to welcome Mr. Josep Ramon Ferrer as the newest member of Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board. He is the former Deputy CIO and former Smart City Director of the Barcelona City Council (2012-2015) and CEO of the Barcelona Institute of Technology (BIT).  During his tenure with the City Council, he planned and…Read more Josep Ramon Ferrer Joins Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board

The Smart Evolution of Living Buildings

In the United States, 101 million square feet of new construction is already underway. These new structures will define and have the potential to transform our urban spaces, making cities smarter. But are we allowing the evolution of “living” buildings to emerge and create smarter, more resilient urban spaces? The Smart City paradigm, still under…Read more The Smart Evolution of Living Buildings

Renato de Castro for TM Forum interviews Barcelona’s Leading Cities Coordinator, Joaquín Rodríguez

Wall street broker? This is gone! As Data is being considered the "new oil", the trend now is Open Data Broker, have you heard about this concept already? Joaquin Rodriguez Alvarez, the local Leading Cities coordinator in Barcelona talked with Renato de Castro about it for the first TM Forum Smart City Chat . You can…Read more Renato de Castro for TM Forum interviews Barcelona’s Leading Cities Coordinator, Joaquín Rodríguez

Committed to Collaboration in Barcelona: Leading Cities LAB Kicks off

The 30th April 2017, Leading Cities Barcelona has organized the first meeting of its Local Advisory Board (LAB). This meeting has been possible thanks to the collaboration with Diputació de Barcelona, the Regional Authority of Barcelona. The meeting has been held in Escola d’Enginyeria Industrial, with the participation of the members of the Local Advisory…Read more Committed to Collaboration in Barcelona: Leading Cities LAB Kicks off