Grace Simrall
Grace Simrall Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology Louisville Metro Government Louisville, United States of America


Grace Simrall was named Chief of Civic Innovation and Technology for Louisville Metro Government in August 2016. She is responsible for advising the Mayor and leading the city’s Smart City, Broadband, and Digital Inclusion initiatives, and facilitating co-creation of breakthrough civic innovations.


Save to calendar 15-11-2022 15:30 15-11-2022 16:00 Europe/Madrid Urban Innovations from Global CIOs

While cutting-edge technology can enhance economic growth, productivity and social inclusion, when unevenly deployed in cities it can create a digital divide, exacerbating already existing inequalities. Chief Innovation and Technology Officers have a crucial role to play to deploy digital solutions while reducing this digital gap. During this session, we will discuss the relevant role of technology in making cities more resilient and adaptive in the near future, without leaving any citizen behind.

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