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Gordon Feller is the Director of Urban Innovation at Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group’s Urban Innovations team within the Public Sector Practice. Feller works with corporate and city leaders worldwide. In this capacity he supports Cisco’s numerous China initiatives, while simultaneously leading Cisco’s new City Leader Program for Chinese mayors and city-based party secretaries. Prior to joining Cisco IBSG, Feller was CEO of the Urban Age Institute, an international research organization which began as a magazine inside the World Bank and was spun off ten years later, in 2001. For nearly 30 years, Feller has advised on urban development issues with leaders of multinational companies, cities, NGOs / foundations, and national governments. His clients have included World Bank, United Nations, German and Canadian national governments, The Rockefeller Foundation, IBM, Reuters, Metropolis, and United Cities & Local Governments. Feller advises leaders on how information and communications technology can help solve complex urban environmental problems such as reducing carbon emissions, while developing practical and forward-looking solutions that intersect economics, technology, and sustainability. His work is the basis of a documentary film and other multimedia projects. Feller has written hundreds of articles for newspapers, scholarly journals, and magazines, including for CFO Magazine, Urban Land Magazine, TIME Magazine, Financial Times. He was formerly executive editor of Urban Age Magazine and Planet Earth Magazine. Feller is the Co-Founder of Meeting of the Minds which he started at Urban Age Institute and continues to be the Master of Ceremonies and Convenor. Feller has been a keynote speaker at key leadership events. Feller received his Bachelor’s in political science, cum laude, and a Master’s in international affairs, both from Columbia University, where served as a Lehman Fellow, a Wallach Fellow and a Deans Fellow.
Justin Lokitz is the senior product manager at Autodesk for the Infrastructure Planning Products (AutoCAD Map 3D and AutoCAD Map 3D Enterprise). Prior to working for Autodesk, Justin spent 10 years working for Oracle, ERDAS (and a couple of start-ups) where he worked on engineering, product management and sales teams. Over the years, Justin has tried hard to stay on the edge and has published papers and blog articles related to the subject of location analysis and development using geospatial technologies. Today Justin is as excited as ever about the prospects of melding geospatial and engineering technologies and feels we have entered a new paradigm with 3D. When Justin is not at his paid job, he spends time with his wife Laura, working on their house in San Francisco and/or getting into some other adventure involving water, snow, bikes, or interesting travel destinations with good beer.
Peter Graf serves as Chief Sustainability Officer and Executive Vice President of Sustainability Solutions at SAP. Graf is responsible for developing sustainable solutions that best serve the needs of SAP’s global customers, while also driving sustainable operations within SAP. During his tenure at SAP, Graf has held various management roles. Previously, Graf was the Executive Vice President of Solution Marketing at SAP. In this role, Graf was responsible for shaping the company's industry solution, application and platform strategy. Based out of SAP Labs in Palo Alto, CA, Graf holds a masters degree in computer science and economics as well as a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence.