San Diego, CA

Getting To Smart - Connected Cities Tour

Date: October 29, 2019



 San Diego 10/29/19

 9:00 Check In

 9:10 Welcome-Jason Anderson, CEO, Cleantech San Diego

 9:15 “Getting to Smart”-Peter Murray, Executive Director, Dense Networks

 9:25 Smart City Directions-David Graham, CIO, Carlsbad, California

 9:40 “Getting to Smart”-Building a Smart Connected City

 Moderator: Peter Murray, Executive Director, Dense Networks

 David Graham, CIO, Carlsbad

 Zach Birmingham, Environmental Specialist, Port of San Diego

Jason Anderson, CEO, Cleantech San Diego

Rick Ayers, AVP, Black and Veatch

 Gregg Rowland, Senior Director, Hitachi Vantara

 10:30 Break

 10:40 Omnia/US Communities- David Eckell, Manager, Comm/Data, Graybar

 10:50 Connected Real Estate

 Moderator: Peter Murray

 John Foley, General Manager, Safer Buildings Coalition

 Eric Toenjes, Manager, Mobility, Graybar

 Ken DiScipio, SVP, Tavistock Development Company

 Luke Lucas, Sr. Manager, T-Mobile, BYOC

 Dan MacDuffie, GM, Granite Telecom

 11:40 Deploying 5G and Emerging Technologies-Peter Murray, Dense Networks

 Brandon Braunlich, Senior Director, T-Mobile

 Alda Licis, Senior Director, Landmark Dividend

 Jim Lockwood, President, City Pole

 Kurt Jacobs, Senior Director, JMA Wireless

 Antonia Graham, City Manager, Huntington Beach

 12:30 Lunch

 2:00 Adjourn



Executive Director  |  Fiber Broadband Association

Lisa R. Youngers currently leads the Fiber Broadband Association as its Executive Director— the largest trade association in the Americas dedicated to all-fiber-optic broadband.

Chief Innovation Officer and Chair of San Diego Connected Communities  | 

David Graham is a veteran local government leader having worked for the County of San Diego and City of San Diego as well as a stint in private sector public affairs.

Public Safety Networks  | 

​John Foley has held key business development, operations, engineering and executive roles at companies such as Level 3 Communications, MFS, and MCI.

Senior Manager of Engineering Business Development  |  T-Mobile

Luke manages the Build Your Own Coverage (BYOC) program for T-Mobile USA.

Business Development Consultant  |  Landmark Dividend, LLC

Ms. Alda Licis is an Operations Executive with 20+ years in technology. She currently provides Business Development consulting services to Landmark Dividend, bringing the Flexgrid 5G infrastructure product to market for carriers in the US and Canada.

Senior Vice President Business Development & Strategic Relationships  |  Tavistock Group / Lake Nona

Ken joined Tavistock Development Company (TDC) in 2015 as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Relationships overseeing all business development functions at the company.

CEO  |  Aero Wireless Group

​Jim Lockwood is Founder/CEO of the Aero Wireless Group of companies, established in 1998, and a national provider of wireless infrastructure products, engineering and consulting services

Executive Director  |  Dense Networks

Murray was born and raised in New York, New York and earned a Masters of Business in Information Technology from Fordham University. His Major was Utilizing Technology for Competitive Advantage.

Director, Solutions  |  JMA Wireless

A 20 year veteran of emerging communication technologies, Kurt leads market development enabling the new enterprise value chain with communications infrastructure for the IoT ecosystem.

Venue Information



333 West Harbor Drive.

Valet Parking at the Marriott Marquis. Restaurant Directly Behind Marriott


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