Nicola Villa
Nicola Villa SVP Strategic Growth Mastercard Amsterdam, Netherlands

Biography

Nicola runs Mastercard’s Global Center of Excellence for Government Engagement. Nicola is also responsible for Mastercard’s government business in Europe. A 25-years veteran in the area of technology & cities, prior to joining Mastercard Nicola spent 20 years at Cisco and 2 years at IBM, where he led urban innovation and government partnership programs. Nicola is an Italian national who lives in Amsterdam with his wife and 6 kids

Sessions

Save to calendar 20-11-2019 11:15 20-11-2019 13:15 Europe/Madrid Co-Cities: The Strength of Collective Intelligence

Innovative solutions and services benefit cities, but they also should make sense in people’s everyday lives. Co-creation methods give citizens, city officials, academics and the private sector an equal say in the design process of urban solutions. This collaborative approach plays a key role in smart cities as it taps into what works well for people and the environment. How can municipalities leverage collective knowledge to make cities better?

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