Akram Awad

Partner and Global Lead for Smart Cities | Boston Consulting Group Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Akram Awad


Dr. Awad is a Partner in BCG Middle East, and leads the Smart Cities topic in BCG globally. He is a core member of the senior leadership of Tech and Digital Advantage and the Public Sector Practices, with over 15 years of experience in consulting and technology. He's been advising country and city leaders on advancing successful Smart City agendas.


Thematic Roundtable | SMART CITY EXPO

Cities In Pursuit of Talent and Economic Vitality

Sandra Baer
Sandra Baer Personal Cities CEO Chair
Bob Blumenfield
Bob Blumenfield City of Los Angeles Council member Speaker
Külle Tärnov
Külle Tärnov FinEst Centre for Smart Cities Head of Innovation Speaker
Andrew W Smyth
Andrew W Smyth Center for Smart Streetscapes, Columbia University Head of the Center and Principal Investigator Speaker
Issa Kassis
Issa Kassis Ramallah Municipality Head of Municipality Speaker
Akram Awad
Akram Awad Boston Consulting Group Partner and Global Lead for Smart Cities Speaker

#Content Capsule, #Economic models, #Innovation Ecosystems, #International Projection, #Local Economic Development, #Sharing Economy, #Start-ups, #Talent Attraction

09-11-2023 13:25 09-11-2023 14:10 Europe/Madrid Cities In Pursuit of Talent and Economic Vitality

Cities are embracing new economic models to attract talent and foster vitality. Beyond mere economic growth, these new blueprints aim to foster holistic local development, to enhance efficiency and to promote innovative ecosystems. What challenges and opportunities do shifting economic paradigms present? How can cities become vibrant hubs of inclusive innovation and progress?

Hall 1 | Congress Room: Red
Thu 9 13:25h - 14:10h Hall 1 | Congress Room: Red Full Congress Pass