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Join us on Wednesday, October 25th at BB&T Arena for the first Midwest IoT Showcase and Smart Regions Conference!

The Smart Regions Conference will include speakers and featured presentations in the morning, an open IoT Showcase and Expo throughout the day, and Smart City leadership workshops and awards in the afternoon. Oh, did we mention drones? Yeah, professional drone racing and exhibitions, too! Tickets and Sponsorships are available but limited.

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Gjoko Muratovski

The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design at DAAP, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Dr Gjoko Muratovski is the Director of The Myron E. Ullman, Jr. School of Design at DAAP, University of Cincinnati - a top-ranked design school as recognized by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Business Insider and Design Intelligence. He is also the Chair of the US$10 million Endowment Fund established by Myron Ullman, a former executive at De Beers, LVMH, Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and JCPenney.

Dr Muratovski brings to this role more than 20 years of global design and branding experience. He holds a PhD in Design Research and Corporate Communication Strategies, with focus on Branding. Over the years he has been working with a wide range of governmental, not-for-profit and corporate organizations across highly diverse sectors. This includes organizations such as NASA, UNESCO, UN, World Health Organization, European Commission, Greenpeace, Yahoo!, Deloitte, Toyota, and many others. In his current role he regularly engages with Fortune 500 companies like GM, GE, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Macy's, P&G, Johnson & Johnson and Facebook on developing new industry/university partnerships and initiatives.

In addition to having broad industry expertise, Dr Muratovski also has significant academic experience that ranges from teaching and curriculum development to research, education management and academic leadership. In line with this, he is also Visiting Professor at the Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Visiting Professor at the University of Zagreb (Croatia), and Guest Professor at Tongji University (China).

Dr Gjoko Muratovski is recipient of over 25 awards, grants and scholarships. In 2015 he was awarded a Fellowship by the Designers Institute of New Zealand for his distinguished service to the New Zealand’s design community and the Institute. In 2016 he was appointed as a High-End Foreign Expert by the Chinese Government. In 2017 he was engaged by the US Federal Government in an advisory capacity to the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows Program.