Dr. Anthony Townsend is an internationally-recognized expert on the future of cities and urban technology. As Senior Research Associate at the Jacobs Urban Tech Hub, he leads the development of multi-disciplinary research collaborations that partner university researchers with stakeholders in industry, government, and civil society. Anthony is the author of two books, Ghost Road: Beyond the Driverless Car (2020) and Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers and the Quest for A New Utopia (2013), both published by W.W. Norton & Co.