As Senior National Director for Municipal Infrastructure & Smart Communities, Lisa is responsible for growth of the local government & smart communities market globally, including the development of strategies, offerings and innovations for local government service and systems markets. Lisa created Johnson Controls’ local government urban efficiency initiative, which combines smart city solutions with community outreach, workforce enhancement and fiscal resiliency for midsize to large municipal customers. Lisa is consistently sought out to deliver global & NA key note presentations and participate on Smart City and IOT Digital Revolution panels to discuss how data can assist cities to become “secure & connected”, and its relation to climate resiliency, smart infrastructure and economic growth. Prior to JCI, Lisa was a Vice President of AT&T’s Broadband Television division, CEO of a Dotcom incubator in the NY’s Silicon Alley, and Director of Marketing of Lifetime Medical Television. These roles provided Lisa with deep technology & telecommunications knowledge that serve as a foundation to her current IT/OT expertise.
Lisa sits on the Smart Communities Advisory board for the International City Manager’s Association (ICMA), is a board member of Smart City Works, a smart technologies accelerator, Is co-chair of the newly formed Crisis & Pandemic Response Pillar for Denton’s Smart Communities think tank and leads JCI’s partnership with the Smart Cities Council, North America. Lisa also contributes as a Risk Allocation working group member for the World Economic Forum (WEF) focused on collaborative infrastructure initiatives globally. Lisa is the JCI lead for Municipal organizations, such as NLC, NACO, & USCOM, and functioned as global ambassador for International Women’s Day. Lisa served 15 years with the Junior League of Montclair-Newark, four of those years as director of community development and outreach in Newark, New Jersey. For the past 5 years, Lisa sat on the Rumson-Fair Haven Education Foundation board, and was a recipient of the NY Women of ValorHumanitarian Award from St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters, which support 1.5 million food disadvantaged New Yorkers annually and is an avid fundraiser.
Lisa resides on the Jersey Shore with her family and two always hungry dogs.