IoT for Good: Connected, Inclusive, Smart Cities: A HUBweek Event
Babson College, Verizon, Continuum and the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics invite you to join us during HUBweek to explore how we can use Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as an accelerator for change. Join fellow ideators and innovators to consider how the Internet of Things (IoT) can be used as a force for good to build smart cities, create inclusive communities and achieve the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At this event you will learn from thought leaders & practitioners about how smart cities and inclusive communities have the potential to be impacted by IoT; experience the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technologies; participate in hands-on design challenges to imagine breakthrough solutions; and hear from current local entrepreneurs who are making a social impact with their IoT-driven startups.
- Buck SleeperDIRECTOR, INNOVATION CONSULTING
Buck Sleeper is an experience designer at the global design and innovation firm EPAM Continuum, working broadly to understand the needs and behaviors of humans, identify disruptive opportunities for businesses and institutions, and forge alignment within organizations to drive real change and implementation. Buck is obsessed with crafting a future that is inclusive, sustainable, and optimistic. He leads the Restaurants and Retail Vertical at EPAM Continuum, drawing from his diverse background of projects in education, healthcare, financial services, civic design, and connected devices to transform the future of shopping and eating.
Buck is trained as an architect, previously holding positions at Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Kennedy Violich Architects, and Howeler Yoon Architects. Buck earned his master of architecture at MIT in Cambridge, and holds a bachelor of arts from Middlebury College in Vermont. He lives just outside of Boston.