Described as smart, resilient, regenerative, even generous; cities are a focal point for so many of the discussions about economic prosperity, human health, and environmental impact in the 21st century. They’ve become increasingly critical as political decision making bodies representing the world’s most intense concentrations of resources, energy and information.

Much more than just bricks and mortar, cities are also central to much of the world’s cutting-edge innovation, acting as hubs for designing and testing out new business models and technology at scale. What will it take to make tomorrow’s cities everything that we promise they’ll be today? And who, or even where, will lead that change?