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Connected Cities (Part 2)

Laura Schewel, Cofounder and CEO, StreetLight Data

June 10, 2014 | 33 Views

Laura Schewel, Cofounder and CEO of StreetLight Data on looking more closely at the way people move through cities.

Laura Schewel, Cofounder and CEO, StreetLight Data

Laura Schewel, cofounder and CEO of StreetLight Data, is an expert in advanced transportation, focusing on transportation systems, sustainability and safety. After completing degrees in engineering and comparative literature at Yale University, she worked at the Rocky Mountain Institute, managing various vehicle electrification projects. Next, Laura joined the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop regulatory strategy for electric vehicles and energy storage. StreetLight Data is an extension of Laura’s graduate studies at UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group. She is a National Science Foundation Fellow in energy engineering and the author of several publications about sustainable transportation.

Topics

Internet of Things

The rise of cheap sensors and mobile devices has led to an increasingly connected world

Disappearing Interface

New materials and wearable technologies have changed the way we interact with devices.

Digital Privacy

Keeping personal data secure in the face of rapid technological change