2023
HIGH LEVEL REPRESENTATIVES

Browse a selection of the international politicians and institutional representatives who joined us to share their insights into smart cities.

National & regional government
representatives from cities worldwide
Major global institutions from
several industries
National & regional government
representatives from cities worldwide
Major global institutions from
several industries
C-Level and high-ranking technical profiles from public administrations.

REPRESENTATIVES
WHO JOINED US

ERION VELIAJ
Mayor

City of Tirana, Albania

DANIEL PASSERINI

Mayor

City of Cordoba, Argentina

PABLO JAVKIN

Mayor

Municipality of Rosario, Argentina

SUREN GRIGORYAN

Deputy Mayor

City of Yereva, Armenia

FABIAN MAINGAIN

Deputy Mayor in charge of Economic Affairs, Employment, Smart City & Administrative Simplification

City of Brussels, Belgium
MATHIAS DE CLERCQ

Mayor

City of Gent, Belgium

ARTHUR HENRIQUE

Vice President of the Amazon Development Superintendency

City of Boa Vista, Brazil

VICTOR COELHO

Mayor

City of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil

DR. PITÁGORAS

Mayor

City of Candeias, Brazil

GUSTAVO HENRIC COSTA

Prefeito

City of Guarulhos, Brazil

CINTHIA RIBEIRO

Prefeita e Vice-presidenta Frente Nacional de Prefeitos

City of Palmas, Brazil

ELIZABETH SCHMIDT

Mayor

City of Ponta Grossa, Brazil

HILDON CHAVES

Mayor

City of Porto Velho, Brazil

ANTONIO DUARTE NOGUEIRA JUNIOR
Mayor

City of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

PAULO SERRA

Mayor

City of Santo Andre City Hall, Brazil

ANDERSON FARIAS FERREIRA

Mayor

City of Sao José dos Campos, Brazil

JOSUÉ RAMOS

Mayor

City of Vargem Grande Paulista, Brazil

RAFAEL GRECA

Mayor

Municipality of Curitiba, Brazil

CLAUDIO ORREGO

Regional Governor

Metropolitan Regional Government of Santiago, Chile

JORGE DAZA

Undersecretary of Transportation

Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications, Chile

MIHHAIL KÕLVART

Mayor

Tallin City Government, Estonia

JOHANNA LAISAARI

Deputy Mayor for Education and Training

City of Helsinki, Finland

SEPPO MÄÄTTÄ

Mayor

City of Oulu, Finland

DENIS HAMEAU

Deputy Mayor for Quality of Public Service, Relationship with Users and Innovation

City of Dijon, France

LUDOVIC BUSTOS

Vice President in charge of Land Strategy, Urban Planning and the PLUi

City of Grenoble Alpes Métropole, France

MÉLINA HERENGER

Vice-president in charge of Tourism, Attractiveness, Innovation, University and Quality of Life

City of Grenoble Alpes Métropole, France

ARNAUD NGATCHA

Deputy Mayor for in charge of Europe, International Relations and from La Francophonie

City of Paris, France

CAROLINE ZORN

Vice-President

Eurométropole of Strasbourg, France

OTAR DIASAMIDZE

Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy

Ministry of Finance and Economy of Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Georgia

ANDREE HAACK

Deputy Mayor for Urban Development, Economy, Digitalization and Regional Affairs

City of Cologne, Germany

ELKE CHRISTINA ROEDER

Mayor

City of Norderstedt, Germany

KOSTAS BAKOYANNIS

Mayor

Municipality of Athens, Greece

IOANNIS ANASTASAKIS

Vice Mayor in Technical Projects, Urban Green Space & Daily Affairs

Municipality of Heraklion, Greece

GÁBOR KERPEL-FRONIUS

Deputy Mayor for Smart City and Participation

City of Budapest, Hungary

GIUSEPPE SALA

Mayor

Comune di Milano, Italy

EUGENIO PATANÈ

Deputy Mayor for Mobility

City of Rome, Italy

GIULIA CASONATO

Deputy Mayor for Green Transition, Digital Innovation and Participation

City of Trento, Italy

MONICA MANNESCHI

Deputy Mayor on Digital and Innovation

Municipality of Arezzo, Italy

ANNA LISA BONI

Deputy Mayor for EU/Recovery funds, ecological transition and international relations

Municipality of Bologna, Italy

ANGELO GENNACCARO

Deputy Mayor for Digital Innovation and Smart City

Municipality of Bolzano, Italy

MARGHERITA CERA

Deputy Mayor of Digitalization and European Projects

Municipality of Padua, Italy

CHIARA FOGLIETTA

Deputy Mayor for Ecological and Digital Transition, Innovation, Mobility and Transport

Municipality of Turin, Italy

GIANLUCA BORGHI

Deputy Mayor of Environmental, Energy and Mobility Sustainability

Municipality of Parma, Italy

CHIARA FOGLIETTA

Deputy Mayor for Ecological and Digital Transition, Innovation, Mobility and Transport

Municipality of Turin, Italy

MATTEO MARNATI

Piemonte Regional Minister for Energy & Innovation

Region of Piemonte, Italy

STEFANO CIUOFFO

Regional Minister for Digital Infrastructure and Innovation, Institutional Policies, Relations with Local Authorities, Government Simplification

Region of Tuscany, Italy

TAKETOYO TOGUCHI

Mayor

City of Nago, Japan

TATSUO IGARASHI

Mayor

City of Tsukuba, Japan

ISSA KASSIS

Head of Municipality

Municipality of Ramallah, Jordan

ERIKA KUROCKINA

Vice-Minister of Economy and Innovation

Ministry of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuania

ABBY BINAY

Mayor

Makati City Government, Philippines

BARTOSZ BARTOSZEWICZ

Deputy Mayor of for Life Quality

City of Gdynia, Poland

KONRAD FIJOLEK

Mayor

City of Rzeszow, Poland

FILIPE ARAÚJO

Deputy Mayor and City Councillor for Environment, Climate, Innovation and Digital Transition

Municipality of Porto, Portugal

ALLEN COLIBAN

Mayor

City of Brasov, Romania

KHALED MADKHALI

Acting Vice President of Planning Sector

Royal Commission for Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia

MATJAŽ RAKOVEC

Mayor

City of Kranj, Slovenia

ALI IFIYE ALI

Deputy Minister 

Ministry of Fisheries and Blue Economy, Somalia

PILHYEONG LEE

Mayor

District of Dongdaemun, South Korea

SUNGMYUNG CHO

Mayor

District of Gangnam, South Korea

SUNGSOO JUN

Mayor

District of Seocho, South Korea

SANG-JIN SHIN

Mayor

City of Seongnam, South Korea

SANGJOO LEE

Director General

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Republic of Korea (MOLIT), South Korea

YO-SIK KANG

President

Seoul Digital Foundation, South Korea

JUNG HOON LEE

The Honorary Mayor

Seoul Metropolitan Government-Yonse, South Korea

CANDELARIA TESTA

Mayor

City of Alcorcon, Spain

ANTONIO FRANCÉS

Mayor

City of Alcoy, Spain

LAIA BONET

Deputy Mayor

City of Barcelona, Spain

Mª EUGENIA GAY

Deputy Mayor

City of Barcelona, Spain

JAUME COLLBONI

Mayor

City of Barcelona, Spain

JUAN Mª ABURTO

Mayor

City of Bilbao, Spain

MANUEL REYES LÓPEZ

Mayor

City of Castelldefels, Spain

FRANCISCO MANUEL DE LA TORRE PRADOS

Mayor

City of Malaga, Spain

JOSÉ GUILLÉN

Deputy Mayor for Urban Development and Smart City

City of Murcia, Spain

JOSÉ FRANCISCO BALLESTA GERMÁN

Mayor

City of Murcia, Spain

MARC GIRIBET

Mayor

City of Sant Andreu de La Barca, Spain

JOSÉ ÁNGEL CARCELÉN

Deputy Mayor

City of Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain

LLUÏSA MORET

Mayor

City of Sant Boi de Llobregat, Spain

GEMA IGUAL ORTIZ

Mayor

City of Santander, Spain

RAQUEL SANCHEZ

Minister of Public Works and Transport

Government of Spain, Spain

LARS THUNBERG

Deputy Mayor

City of Helsingborg, Sweden

ANDERS ALMGREN

Mayor

City of Lund, Sweden

IHOR TEREKHOV

Mayor

City of Kharkiv, Ukraine

JOHN MCCANN

Mayor

City of Chula Vista, United States of America

FARRAH KHAN

Mayor

City of Irvine, United States of America

SHAWYN PATTERSON-HOWARD

Mayor

City of Mount Vernon, United States of America

MELISSA BLAUSTEIN

Mayor

City of Sausalito, United States of America

VICTORIA WOODARDS

Mayor

City of Tacoma, United States of America

VINCE WILLIAMS

Mayor

Union City Georgia, United States of America

GLOBAL INSTITUTIONS

DEPARTMENT HEADS

GAURANG RATHI
IAS Chief Executive Officer
Aligarh Smart City, India
ROBERTO NAVES E SIQUEIRA
Mayor
City of Anápolis, Brazil
ANÍBAL GAVIRIA CORREA
Governor
Government of Antioquia, Colombia
GUSTAVO MENDANHA MELO
Mayor 
City of Aparecida de Goiânia, Brazil

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