Smart Cities Webinar

July 30, 2015

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Date: July 30, 2015
Location: Webinar

Smart Cities is a rapidly growing industry that will change the way we live and work. Wireless applications using Cellular M2M capabilities, WiFi and the internet will modernize cities’ infrastructure and services. Network connectivity will enable better resource management and operational efficiencies for example smart grid (electricity), fresh and waste water management, public safety, recycling, lighting and much, much more.

About our Keynote Speaker:

 

Kiva Allgood

Kiva Allgood

Vice President, Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

As the global business lead for Qualcomm’s Smart Cities initiative, Kiva helps strategic partners and cities build long term connectivity plans and strategies that help improve the livability, sustainability and connectivity fabric for its citizens. This includes providing critical insight into Qualcomm’s entire product, software and services portfolio.

Before joining QUALCOMM, Kiva ran a start up focused on delivering high quality headphones and hearing devices to special needs children and adults.  Prior to the start up Kiva held executive positions at Motorola and GE.  Most recently she was the General Manager for NA Retail and MVNO Sales at Motorola’s Handset Division in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to this role she held executive management roles in Global Product Management and Operations.

Kiva has held board seats on the Chicago North County United Way, GE Leadership Council, Motorola Women’s Council, Project Six by Six, TVIA and several other regional programs and activities.

Kiva holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University and an MBA from Kellogg. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and two sons. She is an avid skier, sailor and loves to read.