IBM published videos from presentations and panel discussions of SmarterCities Rio forum. Hosted by IBM Chairman, President and CEO Samuel J. Palmisano, this forum will brought together senior government and business leaders from Latin America’s most progressive cities to examine how we can spur economic development, modernize infrastructures and transform our cities to create a new urban model.
Sam Palmisano, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM, discusses the path to progress for smarter cities.
Eduardo Paes, Mayor, City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, speaks about The Transformation of Rio de Janeiro.
Ricardo Pelegrini, General Manager, Brazil, IBM, opens up the first session.
Sam Palmisano, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM, Eduardo Paes, Mayor, Rio de Janeiro, and Dr. Fareed Zakaria, Editor, TIME Magazine, discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in making cities smarter.
Dr. Fareed Zakaria, Editor, TIME Magazine, speaks about the intersection of globalization and urbanization.
Bruno Di Leo, General Manager, Growth Markets, IBM, makes closing comments at day one.
Marcela Hernando, Mayor of Antofagasta City, Chile, Sergio Massa, Mayor of Tigre — Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, Johnny Araya Monge, Mayor of San Jose City, Costa Rica, and Christiane Pelajo, Editor and Anchor, Jornal da Globo discuss how to seize the opportunity in Latin America.
Johnny Araya Monge, Mayor, San Jose City, Costa Rica, and Co-President of United Cities and Local Governments Association, speaks about the Transformation of Mega Cities.
Ginni Rometty, Senior Vice President and Group Executive, Sales, Marketing and Strategy, IBM, speaks about how to build a smarter city.
Dr. Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter, Chairman of the Gerdau Board of Directors, Kenneth Schwartz, Dean, School of Architecture, Tulane University, and Ginni Rometty, Senior Vice President and Group Executive, Sales, Marketing and Strategy, IBM discuss how to build a smarter city
Dr. Alfonso Vegara GÃ³mez, President, FundaciÃ³n MetrÃ³poli, speaks about economic recovery, urbanization and the city.
Pablo Allard, Decano de Arquitectura y Arte de la UDD y Asesor Senior de ReconstrucciÃ³n Urbana, Dr. NÃ©stor Bercovich eLAC (Plan of Action for the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean) Coordinator, ECLAC, Wilson Ferreira Junior, President, CPFL Energia discuss systems of systems.
James W. Breyer, Partner, Accel Partners, Dr. Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES, Marcelo Haddad, Executive Director, Rio NegÃ³cios and Marcus Regueira, Founding Partner, FIR Capital, discuss investing in the SmarterCities innovation ecosystem.
Dr. Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES, speaks about smart investments to create smart cities.