Accenture Digital - Mobility, Global Lead, Accenture Smart Cities
Sol Salinas is the Global Leader of Accenture’s Smart Cities practice and a North America Sustainability Practice Leader. He is responsible for the development and maintenance of a global Smart Cities offering and alliances with global Internet of Things (IoT) providers. He is involved with and often directly oversees the work of multidisciplinary teams supporting Accenture’s work in cities across North America and throughout the world. As part of this effort, he leads Accenture’s digital work for the City of Chicago, representing the company in a unique Public Private Partnership with the city and various other public and private entities that intend to rapidly advance smart city development. Prior to joining the Accenture, Mr. Salinas was Founder and CEO of Blue Dot Environmental Consulting, a minority-owned small business specializing in strategic sustainability consulting. Mr. Salinas holds a joint MA/MBA (minor) from both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate School of Journalism and Kenan-Flagler Graduate School of Business as well as a BS and a BA from George Mason University. He resides in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three remaining school-aged children.