Speaker Series: Rubicon’s Michael Allegretti to Speak at Smart City Expo World Congress

WHO:

Michael Allegretti, Chief Strategy Officer at Rubicon (Twitter, Blog)

WHAT:

The smartest run cities are those that anticipate the needs of citizens before they call—pushing governments from being reactive to proactive. With city budgets constantly being squeezed as tax revenues become tighter, cities today are required to do more with less. What if the garbage truck could do more than simply pick up the trash and help keep neighborhoods clean? What if these same trucks could simultaneously be transformed into roaming data collection centers? Waste and recycling vehicles are the only vehicles in the world that go down every street of a city at least once a week. They don’t discriminate by zip code, district, or any number of other factors. Imagine that garbage truck being able to identify broken streetlights, potholes, graffiti, and abandoned buildings, and push that data back to the city. Rubicon is making this happen. Join Rubicon’s Michael Allegretti for his discussion “How Technology is Transforming Waste and Recycling Operations Into a Smart City Solution.”

WHERE:

Smart City Expo World Congress (@SmartCityexpo) #SCEWC19
USA Pavilion with the Metro Atlanta Chamber (@ATLChamber)
GRAN VIA, Hall 2, Level 0, Street B, Stand 207
Barcelona, Spain

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 1:30-2:15pm CET

About Rubicon

Rubicon is a technology company that powers a digital marketplace, provides a suite of SaaS products for waste, recycling, and smart city solutions, and collects and analyzes data for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to help turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work, Rubicon’s mission is to end waste in all of its forms by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals. The company is a Certified B Corporation, affirming that Rubicon meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. Through its technology, Rubicon is transforming the entire category of waste and recycling. With more than 1.7 million service locations worldwide, Rubicon is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has core teams in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, St. Louis, MO, and Tinton Falls, NJ. Rubicon has been named a Great Place to Work™ in 2018 and 2019 and was awarded as one of Glassdoor’s “Top Ten Companies with Seriously Impressive Benefits” in 2018.

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Press Coverage

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