St. Louis

Getting To Smart - Connected Cities Tour

Date: September 19, 2019



9:00 Check In

9:10 WelcomeDanna Ellison, District Vice President, Graybar

9:20 “Getting to Smart”-Peter Murray, Executive Director, Dense Networks

9:30 Smart St. Louis-Robert Gaskill-Clemons, CTO, St. Louis

9:50 “Getting to Smart”-Building a Smart Connected City

Moderator:Peter Murray, Executive Director, Dense Networks

Robert Gaskill-Clemons, CTO, St. Louis

Mike Stevens, CIO, Columbus, Ohio

Lisa Youngers, President, Fiber Broadband Alliance

Patti Zullo, Sr. Director, Charter

Alda Licis, Senior Director, Landmark Dividend

10:45 Break

10:55 Omnia/US Communities- Holly Ruser, Manager, Comm/Data, Graybar

11:05 Smart Columbus/Emerging Technologies

Moderator, Peter Murray, Executive Director, Dense Networks

Mike Stevens, CIO, Columbus, Ohio

Mark Jules, VP, Hitachi Smart Spaces Video Intelligence

Kurt Jacobs, Director, JMA Wireless

11:45 Connected Real Estate

Moderator: Rich Berliner, Executive Director, Dense Networks

Bill Cune, Vice President, Corning

Eric Toenjes, Manager, Mobility, Graybar

Brad Baumann, VP, Gabes

Dan MacDuffie, GM, Granite Telecom

12:30 Lunch and Networking

2:00 Adjourn


Chief Innovation Officer  |  City of Columbus

Michael Stevens was appointed in 2017 by Mayor Andrew J. Ginther to be the first Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Columbus.

Chief Technical Officer  |  City of St. Louis

CEO  |  Hitachi

​Mark Jules leads Hitachi’s Smart Spaces and Video Intelligence division, which develops software and hardware solutions that support safer, smarter and more efficient communities through connected intelligence.

Publisher  |  Connected Real Estate Magazine.

Rich is the Publisher of Connected Real Estate Magazine.

Executive Director  |  Fiber Broadband Association

Lisa R. Youngers currently leads the Fiber Broadband Association as its Executive Director— the largest trade association in the Americas dedicated to all-fiber-optic broadband.

Director, Solutions  |  JMA Wireless

A 20 year veteran of emerging communication technologies, Kurt leads market development enabling the new enterprise value chain with communications infrastructure for the IoT ecosystem.

Business Development Consultant  |  Landmark Dividend, LLC

Ms. Alda Licis is an Operations Executive with 20+ years in technology. She currently provides Business Development consulting services to Landmark Dividend, bringing the Flexgrid 5G infrastructure product to market for carriers in the US and Canada.

Venue Information

The Sheldon Concert Hall - Ballroom

  • Address: 3648 Washington Blvd. St. Louis

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