Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Nov 05, 2019 12:00 PM
Cynthia Curry, Director, Smart Cities
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

As Director of Smart Cities with Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC), Cynthia Curry helps strengthen and develop Metro Atlanta’s Smart City ecosystems.  As a member of the economic development team, she helps local companies grow while attracting new business and investment to the region by promoting and strengthening Metro Atlanta’s position as a technological powerhouse.  By connecting Atlanta’s thought leaders, she is dedicated to driving collaboration between the business, government, civic, and educational ecosystems to create resilient and sustainable communities leveraging technology.  The IoT.ATL Living Labs program, launched in 2018, is an on-going initiative to leverage tech for good, and test and validate IoT/technology solutions that help ensure equity, inclusion, and sustainability in growing communities.

Cynthia holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Philosophy from Georgia State University and has called Atlanta home for over 30 years.  She consulted with companies on community engagement and talent acquisition for 20+ years to help build Atlanta’s technology ecosystem.  She serves on the boards of Georgia Tech’s CDAIT (Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies), the TAG (Technology Association of Georgia) Mobility Board, and the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition board.  Cynthia is a mom, wife, cyclist (road & MTB), runner, hiker, music lover, and food fanatic.  Her passion for Atlanta, technology, and giving back to the community fuel her goal of helping the region do great things.

INTRODUCTION: Mike Skrynecki