Biography

Professor Jonathan Reichental is a multiple-award-winning technology and business leader whose career has spanned both the private and public sectors. He’s been a senior software engineering manager, a director of technology innovation, and has served as chief information officer at both O’Reilly Media and the City of Palo Alto, California. He also creates online education for LinkedIn Learning and recently published Smart Cities for Dummies, Exploring Smart Cities for Kids, and Exploring Cities Bedtime Rhymes.

Education
PhD, Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University
MS, Management Information Systems, Nova Southeastern University
BS, Computer Information Systems, University of Tampa
BS-equivalent, Industrial Engineering, Technological University Dublin
Experience
Founder, Human Future
Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto, CA
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University
Adjunct Professor, Menlo College
Expertise
Smart cities
Blockchain technologies
Emerging technologies
Data governance
Research
Fourth industrial revolution
Digital transformation
Future of cities
Selected Publications

Smart Cities for Dummies

Exploring Smart Cities Activity Book for Kids

Exploring Cities Bedtime Rhymes

Awards & Distinctions

TOP 25 DOERS, DREAMERS & DRIVERS in America

Silicon Valley CIO award

Thomas H. Muehlenbeck Award for Excellence in Local Government