The 2017 Smart Cities Startup Challenge provides the opportunity for startups creating smart cities tech solutions to pitch and interact with an esteemed panel of judges, including venture capitalists, city officials, business executives and thought leaders. The top submissions will do a 3-minute pitch followed by a 5-minute Q&A session with the judges. Learn more here.
Chris Augeri, CEO and Co-founder, Drive Spotter
Jack Al-Kahwati, CEO, Lattis
Apu Kumar, CEO, LotaData
Jim Keravala, CEO, OffWorld, Inc
Daniel Farb, CEO, Head of IP, Pioneer Valley Renewables LLC
Travis Knepper, Founder & CEO, RideHop, LLC.
Mark DeSantis, CEO, RoadBotics
Thomas Dickey, CEO & President, Sensco, Inc.
David Boston, COO, SmartBench.co
Chris Memmott, Founder/CEO, Vault RMS, Inc
Alexander Kapur, Co-Founder, Tolemi
Chris Ripley, CEO, SmarterSorting
Anya Babbitt, Founder and CEO, SPLT
Krishna Srinivasan, Founder & General Partner, LiveOak Venture Partners (@krishnasrini, @liveoakvp)
Sara Brand, Founder & General Partner, TrueWealth Ventures (@truewealthvc)
Kerry O'Connor, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Austin (@kerry_atx, @austintexasgov)
Christine Primmer, Principal, SJF Ventures (@sjventures)
Brett Hurt, Co-Founder, BazaarVoice and Data.World (@databrett, @bazaarvoice)
Andrew Therriault, Chief Data Officer, City of Boston (@therriautphd, @cityofboston)
Steve Welch, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board, Dreamit Ventures
Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager, City of San Jose (@kipthinks, @sanjoseinfo)