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Dale Neef


Dale Neef is an author and strategic technology consultant who advises organizations and communities on digital-economy issues. He has been a technical consultant for the Asian Development Bank, has worked for IBM and Computer Sciences Corp., and was a fellow at Ernst & Young's Center for Business Innovation. He is a member of the American Planning Association's Smart Cities task force and ithe International City/County Management Association's Digital Strategies Advisory Board.

Neef has conducted executive planning workshops with corporate and municipal teams in more than 60 organizations worldwide, and has taught at institutions including including Cornell University, New York state's junior college and prison systems, and the International School of Management in Paris. He earned his doctorate from Cambridge University, was a research fellow at Harvard University, and has written or edited eight books.

Autonomous vehicles will need ubiquitous connectivity, and there's a role for government and industry to finally make it happen.