Stan Curtis is VP of Urban Systems
Stan Curtis is a senior business development executive, with experience in process modeling, performance assessment and change management. As a strategy consultant for IBM and Accenture, Mr. Curtis led practices in technology strategy, open innovation and platform-based development. Most recently with IBM, Mr. Curtis is still an advisor in their Smarter Cities research and continues his work with Accenture and White House Fellows on sustainability models and wellness management.
With a systems engineering background, a graduate degree in operations research from Berkeley, and research with MIT, Mr. Curtis is a founding member of IBM's Open Innovation Council and advisor to New York and Silicon Valley startups. Stan facilitated several IBM Global Innovation workshops. Recent workshops were featured in IBM Smart Cities research, GOSCON, CEOs for Cities, The Competitiveness Institute, the Congress for New Urbanism and a Masterclass with CK Prahalad. Mr. Curtis is active with Portland/Metro planning experts and is an advisor on Eco-Districts and CIB Task Force on Smart Cities (TG88).