As Rio de Janeiro's mayor since 2008, Eduardo Paes has run Brazil's most iconic city through times of triumph and tragedy.
Digital technologies are re-engineering how industry works, channeling the power of the cloud into the Internet of Things (IoT), and revolutionizing how we experience and interact with everything around us.
After a quarter century at Ford Motor Company, Mark Fields took over as CEO in July 2014 and is guiding the brand's evolution from automaker to multi-faceted, next-generation mobility business.
In today's congested cities, people often need to go from A to B in a hurry, but may not want to return to A again. Ford is rethinking mobility from A to Z, studying car-use behavior and introducing pilot programs to help users get to where they want to be.
Do you know who your car is talking to? It could be a parking meter, traffic signal, the emergency services, or even other vehicles. Driven by the potential benefits of the Internet of Things, automakers are among the earliest adopters in the fast lane.
The brainchild of Japan's Nissan Motor Corporation, part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the LEAF was not just the first mass-market, all-electric car, but remains the biggest seller by miles.
Empowerment is the name of the game in the disruptive new partnership between Nissan and Enel to develop Vehicle- to-Grid (V2G) technology with the potential to provide power anywhere four wheels can take you.
Today, Philips Lighting is the undisputed leader in sports, providing floodlighting for 55% of the world's largest soccer stadiums, 70% of the UK's Premier League clubs, and a host of other major venues.
Eric Rondolat, CEO: "To make a city smart, you need connected streetlights, smart homes and smart buildings with connected lighting, such as offices, industry, retail environments, and hospitals."
Mike Simpson, Global Application Lead: "Clubs can add entertainment to the stadium experience, which is stunning. LED is flicker free."