On this episode of Super Cities, I do a deep dive with Christy Wyskiel, a Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University and the head of Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures. We cover Hopkins integrated approach to entrepreneurship, why Baltimore is a great place to start and grow a business, and how technology moves from the lab to the market.
Let’s hear from Christy.
On this episode of Super Cities, I do a deep dive with André Corrêa d'Almeida, adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Columbia SIPA and author of Smarter New York City.
We cover the process of writing a book on city agency innovation, building a data market from the bottom up, and Andre’s work with New Lab on “circular data."
Andre has worked around the world and brings a unique perspective to urban innovation.
Let's hear from Andre.
On this episode of Super Cities — coming to you from the Smart Cities New York conference — we do a deep dive with Miguel Gamino, the EVP of Global Cities at Mastercard and head of City Possible.
We cover community-based problem-solving, how Mastercard’s City Possible is growing a global network of city partners, and the importance of inclusive progress.
Before joining Mastercard, Miguel was the Chief Technology Officer of New York City.
Let’s hear from Miguel.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Patrice Berry and Jason Weiner, current and former executive fellows with FUSE Corps. We cover Oakland's "cradle to career" approach; Stockton's Scholars initiative; and how to enable cross-sector collaboration locally. This episode gets into the hard, important work of local leadership. Let’s hear from Patrice and Jason.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Caroline Whistler, founder and CEO of Third Sector, a company working to accelerate the transition to a performance-driven social sector. We cover innovation in government, growing a social-impact organization, and how to use data to improve cities. Caroline co-founded Third Sector after completing a Fulbright Fellowship in Brazil researching nonprofit sustainability. She is a graduate of Duke University.
Let’s hear from Caroline.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Jennifer Perusini, founder and CEO of Neurovation Labs, a biotech company.
We cover innovation in healthcare, government support for researchers, and where the biotech market is headed.
Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied the mechanisms underlying PTSD.
Let’s hear from Jennifer.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with James Weinberg, CEO of FUSE CORPS.
We cover reform and innovation in cities; FUSE's model of service; and inclusion and equality.
James has been the CEO of FUSE CORPS since 2014 and currently services as the national board chair of CORO.
Let’s hear from James!
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Rob Walker, director of the Aspen Security Forum, an incredible foreign policy and national security event held every summer in Aspen, Colorado.
We cover emerging foreign policy challenges, leadership, and the national security enterprise.
Rob is a graduate of West Point and came to the Aspen Institute after retiring from the US Army.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Anthony Barrows, managing director at ideas42, a firm that applies behavioral science to society’s most difficult problems.
We cover public policy, behavior science and public incentives, and the importance of localizing impact.
Let’s hear from Anthony.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Bruce Bachenheimer, Director of Entrepreneurship at Pace University in New York City.
We cover the growth of NYC’s startup ecosystem, trends in education, and the role universities play in innovation.
This is a fun conversation. Let's hear from Bruce.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Chike Aguh, principal at McChrystal Group and former CEO of EveryoneOn.
We cover the importance of digital connectivity, transforming skills training, and the emerging innovation ecosystem between Baltimore and Washington, DC.
Let’s hear from Chike.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Dr. LesLeigh Ford, a scholar at the Urban Institute.
We cover education policy, race, and economic opportunities in cities.
Let’s hear from LesLeigh.
On this episode of Super Cities, we do a deep dive with Oliver Noteware and Alice Formwalt, co-founders of Street Smarts VR.
We cover virtual reality, policing, and building a technology company from scratch.
Let’s hear from Oliver and Alice.
On this episode of Super Cities, Brendan talks all-things smart cities, public-private partnerships, and global innovation with Jerry Hultin, President of Global Futures Group, former President of Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and member of the Defense Business Board.