MIT Director and Architect, one of the 50 people who will change the world by bridging the digital and physical.
An architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Laboratory, and is a founding partner of the international design and innovation practice Carlo Ratti Associati. A leading voice in the debate on new technologies’ impact on urban life, his work has been exhibited in several venues worldwide, including the Venice Biennale, New York’s MoMA, London’s Science Museum, and Barcelona’s Design Museum. Two of his projects – the Digital Water Pavilion and the Copenhagen Wheel – were hailed by Time Magazine as ‘Best Inventions of the Year’. He has been included in Wired Magazine’s ‘Smart List: 50 people who will change the world’. He is currently serving as co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, and as special advisor on Urban Innovation to the European Commission.
8 OctoberPaola Pisano (City of Torino)Gary Brantley (City of Atlanta )Ger Baron (Amsterdam Smart City and WEF )H.E. Wesam Lootah (Smart Dubai Government)Eduard Lysenko ( Head of the Department of Information Technologies of Moscow)SMART CITI ZENS (Smart Cities)