Palo Alto’s CTO: The Smart Future of Cities and Society

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Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D. is a world-renowned “smart city” expert, working for a city at the heart of Silicon Valley. A professor, author and speaker, Dr. Reichental discusses the future of urban living and explains the consequences of a future built around software, data and algorithms.

Listen to this episode to learn:

  • Technology’s impact on transportation, economy, climate and democracy
  • What is a “smart city,” and why innovations like self-driving cars and solar energy could be societal game changers
  • The urgency for “technoethics” as a 21st century leadership competency
  • What blockchain technology is, what it isn’t, and its potential to be “a system of trust”