The Smart City.Blog Podcast
Elliot Kohn, Principal and COO of kubik
Season 1, Ep. 9
Join TheSmartCity.Blog Podcast Co-Hosts, Alan Cross & Grant Furlane as they discuss the evolution of trade shows during a pandemic with Elliot Kohn, Principal and COO of kubik.
Elliot discusses how kubik was quick to react to the cancellation of physical trade shows and replaced them with their new suite of virtual digital solutions such as remote launches, virtual product demos with high detail 3D modeling, and digitizing key areas of exhibit performing.
Robin Tam and Hop In
Season 2, Ep. 51
At the risk of bringing up a lot of bad memories, let's think back to the worst days of the pandemic. Many people could work from home. But what if you were an essential worker and had to get to the job even though transit wasn't running? Robin Tam is here to explain how this start-up identified and solved a problem.
Michael Mazur of Colu
Season 2, Ep. 50
Getting people to do certain things can be tough. It's only natural to do things in your self-interest. Online shopping can be more convenient and cheaper instead of shopping locally. Taking your car from point A to B can be faster. So how can a city change this? By incentivizing the desired behavior. Okay, how? Michael Mazur is with an Israeli-based company called Colu. They're working with towns and cities on changing not only behaviors but mindsets.
Cyrus Tehrani and Digital Innovation for the City of Hamilton Ontario
Season 2, Ep. 49
Now here is a grand title: Chief Digital Officer and Director of Innovation fo the city of Hamilton. That's the job of Cyrus Tehrani. His department works with all the other departments across the city to help introduce smart city technology. And this is happening in areas in which you might not expect. This is a massive job and one that requires a tremendous amount of vision. We caught up with Cyrus in his office.