Santiago Garces

South Bend's former innovation chief returns for 'technified' community planning

by • 1 week ago

The Indiana college town's former chief innovation officer, Santiago Garces, returned to run economic development after a stint leading Pittsburgh's IT efforts.

Aspiring 'smart cities' must engage communities, build partnerships and fail fast

by • 4 years ago

Attempting smart city innovation without buy-in from citizens and partnerships is futile, a panel of city and university IT leaders said.