Urban Insights Associates Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cubic Transportation Systems, announced today that Wade Rosado, director of Analytics, will join a Politico panel discussion titled, “Big Data and the Policy Behind Big Ideas.” Rosado will explore how government and private companies are using big data to inform decisions, shape policy and affect communities. The event will be live streamed on Politico.com/LIVE, and is part of Politico’s “Outside, In” series, a yearlong conversation with innovators who have used real-world solutions to enhance government efficiencies and solve complex problems.
Urban Insights is a consulting and services practice aimed at helping the transportation industry achieve greater efficiency by optimizing the allocation of resources deployed in urban transportation networks around the world and improving the quality of service delivered to travelers. The company relies on both process improvement and the application of advanced analytic techniques to help evolve existing transportation networks and the way they operate, in order to move more people faster, more conveniently and at a lower cost.
As director of Analytics for Urban Insights, Mr. Rosado is responsible for advanced analytics solutions and program management activities supporting the firm’s consulting services and technology offering. He will be joined on the panel by Tom Schenk Jr., director of analytics and performance, City of Chicago; Evan Burfield, co-founder, 1776; Tyson Gersh, president and co-founder, The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative; and Naseer Hashim, CEO, Imaging Advantage.
The event will take place on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Noon in The W Hotel, 515 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.