George Burciaga is the managing partner of IGNITE Cities. He is an international thought leader and architect within the smart city category. As a response to the needs of our cities during the pandemic, Burciaga has accelerated work specific to homelessness, education, safety, and municipal broadband. He is highly regarded for his technology deployments across cities, company acquisition in 2016 and current advisory partnerships with mayors across the country. Among his numerous accolades, Burciaga has been honored by two U.S. presidents for contributions to government and technology leadership.