Thought Leaders Circle

IKE Smart City helps cities, BIDs, and DMOs connect with the public through interactive digital kiosks that drive discovery, mobility, and equity, encouraging a pedestrian-oriented environment. Sister company, Orange Barrel Media designs and operates iconic out-of-home media that adds to the character of urban places. Together, IKE and OBM pioneer smart city technology and landmark media to improve lives in cities.

Contact: Jibran Shermohammed, Vice President of Development & Corporate Counsel
(770) 714-9174

Interstate Parking Downtown partners with municipalities to design customized parking solutions that overcome their unique mobility challenges. Our solution is 100% contactless and completely solar-powered. There’s no up-front cost, no fixed management fee. Our compensation is tied to results. Improving traffic flow. Easing congestion. Driving alternative modes of transportation. The right parking system opens up more than just spaces. It makes towns more welcoming, helps businesses grow, and improves the experience for residents and visitors alike. We call it Park & Effect.

Contact: Tony Janoweic, President and CEO
(608) 566-9155

Stantec’s Urban Places is an interdisciplinary hub bringing together leaders in planning and urban design, transportation including smart and urban mobility, resilience, development, mixed-use architecture, smart cities, and brownfield redevelopment. We work in downtowns across North America—in cities and suburbs alike—to unlock the extraordinary urban promise of enhanced livability, equity, and resilience.

Contact: David Dixon, FAIA, Vice President, Stantec’s Urban Places Fellow
(617) 654-6069

City Builders


Contact: Derreck Hughes, Vice President of Operations
(502) 749-1551


Contact: Kathryn McKissick, Vice President


Contact: Garrett Peterson, VIce President
(315) 565-7405


Contact: Robert Buckley, Director of Sales & Marketing
(877) 815-9276


Contact: Chris Beynon, Principal
(510) 845-5168


Contact: Jenni Matthews, Head of Marketing
+44 (0)7377 414371

Place Enhancers

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