Project Portfolio

UIX Global approaches Innovation Ecosystem Development from a strong and integrated base of urban planning, policy development, community engagement, and public open space design experience. This portfolio includes more recent UIX Global Smart City and Cleantech projects as well as earlier-career projects from which we developed our network of international partners, and honed our skills as community development specialists.

Speaking/Teaching Engagements:


TEDx Black Rock City; Paradigm Shift theme
Burning Man Festival; August 29th, 2013

First Gathering of Seasteaders
Tahiti, French Polynesia; May 15-18, 2017

Startup Societies Summit 2018
George Mason University, Washington D.C.;

MLOVE Confestival. 25 June 2015, Hamburg, Germany. Image ©Dan Taylor/Heisenberg Media -

MLOVE Future Cities ConFestival
Hamburg, Germany; June 24th, 2015


Catalyst Week Speaker Series
Las Vegas, Nevada; March 27th, 2014

Cleantech & Future Cities; Smart, Green, Creative, and Resilient; Keynote Presentation for Cleantech Open Western Region Showcase; November 10th, 2017

Cities as Technologies – Growing from Smart to Brilliant; Lux Stanford Research Institute Smart Cities Workshop; February 10, 2016

Civic Hackers and Social Innovation; Roundtable Discussion with Leaders from the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Area; Ferrara, Italy; May 14th, 2015

Urban Innovation Ecosystems; New Paradigms in Mobility and Accessibility Fiat Chrysler (Boston, MA, offsite); May 11th, 2013

Innovation and Sustainability District Tour of Central San Francisco Boeing China NDRC Executive Development Program; August 31st, 2012

Entrepreneurship in Civil & Environmental Engineering Stanford University Center for Professional Development; 2012, 2013

Visiting Lecturer, Design Thinking Process: Future Cities; Smart, Healthy, Creative, & Sexy UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design; August 1st, 2014

Visiting Critic, Master of Urban Design (MUD); Final Thesis Review UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design; 2011-2014

Visiting Lecturer, Building Resilient Responses to Climate Change Risks through Collaborative Community Partnerships; Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College (CSRB); December 6, 2014

Visiting Critic, Department of Landscape Architecture UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design; 2011-2015

Visiting Lecturer, Social Ventures California College of Arts Design MBA Program; 2012-2014
Visiting Lecturer, Sustainable Urban Development, Economics, and Policy Presidio Graduate School MPA Program; 2012-2014

Thailand Delegation Guide; Downtown Berkeley Innovation Ecosystem Tour Bay Area Green Tours; April 17th, 2014

Global Systems Engagement for Social Venture Success Impact HUB Bay Area Workbench; 2012, 2013


French Polynesian Floating Island Project

Prototyping the Future 2016 Expo & Conference

Prototyping the Future Expo & Conference 2014

Puglia Smart Lab Technology Venture Learning Journey

Chinese Federal NDRC Tour

Whittier Boulevard Downtown Improvements

Yuba City Downtown Revitalization

Livermore CA Downtown Revitalization

Rapa Nui Sustainable Development Study

Alagoas Coral Coast Strategic Plan

SUAPE Global Regional Development Strategy

Valparaiso Chile Preservation Strategy