Jeff Merritt

NYC innovation director Jeff Merritt moves on


After eight years of working alongside Bill de Blasio, the urban technologist departs for a position with the World Economic Forum, where he will continue advancing an equitable smart cities agenda.

Citizen engagement and collaboration critical to developing smart cities, tech officials say


Tech officials in three large U.S. cities say they are encountering more engaged citizens for their smart cities projects, despite potential citizen concerns around privacy.

10 smart cities to watch


StateScoop interviewed dozens of industry and public sector officials to identify 10 cities — from Austin to New York to San Francisco — that are setting the pace pursuing smart city strategies.