Today we are talking to Miguel Gamino, the CTO of New York City. And we discuss taking a people centric approach to technology, how New York’s Smart City aims to set an example for the rest of the world, and the importance of having a free and open internet to promote growth and innovation.

All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast.


Starts with Alexa talk

How did you fall in love with Tech? – Hated it at first in high school – learned to love it in college

Graduated with double major – Accounting/Computer information systems UTEP

IoT/Smart city – Example for the rest of USA

Proud that teams consistently had that as part of core mission before it was popular

Technologists in and out of public sector are taking in the community lens

Introduce the concept of culture in to technology

Talking about Princess Physicist and the Beasley Foundation

Thank you for speaking up on net neutrality

Could not have started his first start up without open access to the internet

The mission is just getting started for Miguel

Need any help just let me know

Leaving the job

Joel Beasley

Joel began writing code at age 13 selling his first technology by age 18 for one million dollars. In his first three transactions, he developed key relationships and began working with Investors and Chief Technology Officers collaborating and building products in Real Estate, Law, Finance, and Fitness.

Today, Joel is a Chief Technologist volgging the process of building a company Joel is an author of the book Modern CTO a #1 New Release on Amazon and a #1 Technology Podcast with 70k active listeners. Joel has a clear vision and passion for modern technology, placing him as one of the most exciting Chief Technology Officers to watch out for.

Joel is the President of a charity that designs STEM related children’s books Back to the Moon and Princess Physicist. These books are then donated to orphanages, homeless pregnant woman and in-need children. Beasley Foundation was formed in February 2017 after Joel, Mitch and Valerie lost their Mother to Leukemia after being diagnosed 6 weeks earlier. Joel and his siblings wanted to do something unique with her life insurance money and the Beasley Foundation was formed.

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