State policy can have a profound impact on smart cities by influencing priorities, establishing advanced infrastructure, and emphasizing regional initiatives that cross municipal boundaries. In Indiana, the state’s Technology and Innovation Council has a pulse on innovation and believes that IoT could accelerate the state’s innovation economy over the coming years.
Learn more about how they got started, the challenges they’ve faced, and how they persevere toward a smarter future as a state.
- Chelsea Collier, Editor-At-Large, Smart Cities Connect
- Mark Lawrance, Vice President of Engagement and Innovation Policy at Indiana Chamber of Commerce, and Director of the Chamber’s Technology and Innovation Council
- John McDonald, CEO of ClearObject, Chair of State Chamber Technology and Innovation Council, and President-Elect of Venture Club
- Lauren Riga, Associate Faculty Member, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) School of Public & Environmental Affairs (SPEA)