Gregory

Gregory G. Curtin, PhD, JD, is the Co-Founder and President of Insight Terra Ltd., a leader in critical environmental and climate risk monitoring and management. Dr. Curtin previously founded CivicConnect, a cloud data management platform provider for the next generation of smart infrastructure and connected communities. CivicConnect merged in late 2021 with a business spinout focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) from Inmarsat, the leading global mobile satellite communications provider, to form Insight Terra. Dr. Curtin is a past member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Advisory Board for the Future of Urban Development and Services, and was a charter member of the WEF Future of Government Global Agenda Council. Dr. Curtin worked with the United Nations Global for more than a decade to establish it Global E-Government Survey and Readiness Program, which still stands today as the premier digital government benchmarking program. Dr. Curtin also participates in the World Government Summit among other international forums. He is a member of the Global Advisory Board for the World Nano Foundation, and also previously founded and directed the E-Governance Collaborative at the University of Southern California Bedrosian Center. In 2021 Insight Terra launched its award winning Insight Platform focusing initially on environmental risk in mining, minerals, water and natural resources—ground zero for the new energy transition globally. The Insight Platform is the core of the company’s infrastructure and environmental risk management offerings aimed at protecting people from the environment, and the environment from people given the growing impact of and needs for climate security. Dr. Curtin was one of the architects of the Smart Africa Initiative announced in 2018 aimed at utilizing new smart infrastructure technologies and innovative public-private-partnerships to help cities and regions across Africa leapfrog economically, technologically and societally. He is also an advisor and contributor to the recently launched Arab Digital Economy Strategy. Dr. Curtin teamed with a group out of Stanford Law School and Good Governance International to develop the China E-Government Index (CEDI) as a model framework that could be utilized throughout China. He has continued with work on digital transformation in China, Africa, and the Middle East in addition to North America and Europe. Dr. Curtin received a Ph.D. in International Law & Public Policy, a Juris Doctorate/Law Degree and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Southern California (USC). He received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. LinkedIn (Individual): https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregorycurtin/ LinkedIn (Company): https://www.linkedin.com/company/insight-terra/ Twitter: @gregcrg Email: greg.curtin@insightterra.com Web: www.InsightTerra.com