Mike Lake

President & CEO

BIO

Michael Lake is the President and CEO of Leading Cities, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Leading Cities’ mission is to achieve a sustainable planet by leading with Smart Cities. As President and CEO, Michael establishes and develops relationships with municipal governments, businesses, non-profit organizations and universities around the world, creating a global network of partner cities dedicated to implementing Smart City solutions. Leading Cities provides tools and programming for Smart City leaders and facilitates the sharing of best practices within the industry. Michael’s career in public service spans from serving three United States Presidents as Special Assistant for White House Operations and Presidential Advance to serving the former Prime Minister of Ireland as a policy research analyst.

Live Session | 12:30 - 13:25

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

IIoT Technologies Implemented by Cities Around the World

Worldwide, leaders are trying to make their cities smarter. These initiatives are often in response to specific and ongoing issues that cities are facing. Parking, overcrowding, noise, massive energy consumption, and pollution are just a few of them. To address some of these challenges, many are taking the wrong approach.

Our panelists will explain what are the key questions that can help the decision-makers evaluate their projects better. Join this session to learn about a few cities that already implemented IIoT technologies to improve people’s lives. Find out more about the City of London’s smart lighting project and how technology is helping to tackle some of the significant challenges in today’s cities, including lighting, traffic congestion, environmental issues.
In this session, our panelists will focus on different ways cities may use to achieve sustainability goals using energy in a more efficient way or finding alternative sources of energy.

Sponsored by IIoT World