Big Cities, Big Data: How Smart Cities Improve Lives & Save Money
From homelessness and housing to pensions to public safety, more California cities are using sophisticated data analytics to help solve their biggest problems. Open data portals in Los Angeles, for instance, are working toward more affordable housing development; Long Beach is using data to achieve greener results at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the region's largest air polluter, into one of the most environmentally friendly ports in the nation. But what are best practices for smart cities of the future, and how they can be more efficient and effective in deploying data in addressing disparities and inequality?
Sean Arian, Founder and President, Bixel Exchange
Lilian Coral, Director of National Strategy, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Stephen Engblom, Senior Vice President and Global Cities Director, AECOM
Robert Garcia, Mayor, City of Long Beach
Rohit Gupta, Managing Director, Big Sur Ventures
Steve Swartz, Partner, McKinsey & Company