Smart Cities, Regions, and Communities - Opportunities & Resources with Arun Kumar & Joel Beauvais
Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)
Date : July 14, 2016
Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Price : $0.00
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AmCham Singapore and the US-ASEAN Business Council are pleased to invite
you to a special working lunch with Arun M. Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global
Markets and Director General, U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service. This senior U.S. Government
representative will brief on the trends and opportunities in Asia for U.S.
businesses operating in the smart cities space, with insights into the new
technologies that address living and environmental standards, create “showcase
cities,” increase efficiency, and promote cybersecurity.
Assistant Secretary Kumar will also unveil a new Department of Commerce
resource guide highlighting initiatives across more than 40 countries.
This session will be of particular
interest to companies working in the fields of energy, water and sanitation, transportation,
information and communications technology, design and planning, building
materials, healthcare, and governance.
Host for this luncheon:AmCham's Government & Regional Affairs and Property Committees
About the Speaker:
Arun M. Kumar
Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General
Foreign Commercial Service
Arun M. Kumar was confirmed, by the U.S. Senate on March 13, 2014, as Assistant
Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and
Foreign Commercial Service. In this role, Arun leads the trade and investment
promotion efforts for the U.S. Government. With offices in over 100 U.S. cities and in 72
world markets, he also serves as the International Trade Administration’s lead
official advocating for better market access for U.S. exporters.
Arun received his master’s in management from the Sloan School of
Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in
physics from the University of Kerala, India.