Arvind Satyam, Managing Director, Global Business Development, Smart + Connected Communities Initiative, Internet of Everything Group, Cisco
With Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Elected Mayor in June 2011, Mike Rawlings is working to improve the quality of life of Dallas residents and families. During his term, Mayor Rawlings launched a major economic growth plan, an arts initiative, helped recruit new leadership at Dallas ISD, elevated Dallas nationally and internationally with leadership on the U.S. Conference of Mayors and New Cities Summit, and he shepherded Dallas through the Ebola crisis.
Arvind leads business development globally for Cisco’s Smart+Connected Communities initiative, which represents Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) business for Cities. Under Arvind’s leadership, the business development team has executed a number of Iconic projects globally (Barcelona, Songdo, Lake Nona etc.), Strategic Partnerships, Joint Ventures and Investments. Arvind was instrumental in setting up Cisco’s $100M Internet of Things fund and partners with Cisco’s Corporate Development team to execute Investments in early stage startups and incubators globally. Arvind has also been working with global financiers & infrastructure funds to develop financial models to drive financing and adoption of Smart City and IoE projects.