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Wednesday, September 7 • 9:00am - 9:35am
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(3) Keynote Presentations by featured speakers.  The theme is about how to drive civic innovation.  

Hosted by Kamran Saddique, City Innovate Foundation's Executive Director and the University of California's Susan Shaheen.


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Kamran Saddique

Executive Director, City Innovate Foundation
Kamran co-founded City Innovate in Dubai and San Francisco in 2013, and headquartered the company to San Francisco in 2014. Much of Kamran’s professional experience is in financial engineering around new technology ventures, especially smart city initiatives. Previously, he served as a Partner and Co-Founder to Inside Investor, a media and venture capital firm. Prior to that he served as an investment advisor to a company owned by one of... Read More →
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Susan Shaheen

Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center, UC Berkeley
Susan Shaheen is a co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. She is also an adjunct professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. She was the first Honda Distinguished Scholar in Transportation at the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis from 2000 to 2012. She served as the Policy and Behavioral... Read More →

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Krista Canellakis

Deputy Innovation Officer, San Francisco Mayor's Office of Civic Innovation
Krista seeks to connect creative people to make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. She previously led communications in a national renewable energy start-up and built a crowdfunding platform that enabled communities to fund civic projects in Chile.
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Peter Hirshberg

Chairman, City Innovate Foundation
Peter Hirshberg has led emerging media and technology companies at the center of disruptive change for more than 25 years. As chairman of Re:Imagine Group, Peter shapes strategies at the confluence of people, places, brands and cities. He has led the development of Urban Prototyping, a global movement that engages citizens in the co-creation and co-planning of their cities. Hirshberg is an advisor the Department of Labor’s Makership workforce... Read More →
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Andrew McMahon

Pacific Rim Regional Administrator, GSA
Andrew McMahon was appointed Regional Administrator for GSA’s Pacific Rim Region on May 18, 2015. As Regional Administrator, he leads a workforce of over 880 associates across California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii, as well as in Japan, South Korea and the U.S. territories of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the Pacific Rim Region has an annual operating budget of... Read More →

Wednesday September 7, 2016 9:00am - 9:35am
Sutardja Dai Hall - Banatao Auditorium UC Berkeley