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CIVIQ Smartscapes Announces New CTO And Board Members

Newly Appointed Senior Executives to Expand Expertise and Lead Innovator in Smart Cities Revolution

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVIQ Smartscapes, the leading developer of intelligent, and ultra-connected smart communications infrastructure, applications and networks, announced today the appointment of three new senior executives; Ilan Rozenblat has joined as Chief Technology Officer and Sandra Baer and Hardik Bhatt have been elected to join CIVIQ's board of directors. The newly appointed roles will add unmatched experience and expertise in pioneering the future of urban infrastructure and developing breakthrough solutions that make cities smarter.

Rozenblat brings to CIVIQ a strong background in building complex, large-scale enterprise-class software-based systems both in the U.S. and abroad.  Rozenblat led country-wide ICT projects as the Chief Technology Officer of a large system integrator in Israel. He managed carrier-grade telecom software products in the US, and built healthcare IT systems for international markets.

"I am excited to be joining CIVIQ, which is leading the development of state-of-the-art urban technology providing cities across the world the solutions they need to stand out on a global stage," said Ilan Rozenblat, chief technology officer, CIVIQ Smartscapes. "I look forward to working with the team to continue to develop highly-intelligent and innovative network solutions that will help CIVIQ clients today and tomorrow."

Also joining CIVIQ as executive board members are Sandra Baer and Hardik Bhatt.  Baer is the former Senior Director for Alliances at the Smart Cities Council, and current President of Personal Cities, an organization dedicated to helping cities and companies collaborate to create innovative solutions to benefit people who work, live and visit cities.  In her work with city leaders worldwide for over 20 years, she has been a champion of creative collaboration between the public and private sector to effect positive change through innovation. Current Secretary Designate, Department of Innovation & Technology and State CIO for Illinois, Hardik Bhatt is a recognized thought leader in the smart/connected cities and IoT/IoE space. His vast experience spans 40 cities across 19 countries and includes building new paradigms and driving transformation.

"CIVIQ's collaboration with stakeholders, its unique digital technology and its track record of success reflect the cutting edge of smart city engagement. CIVIQ's platform accelerates economic growth and creates safer, smarter communities—a requirement for the smart city of the future," said Sandra Baer, president, Personal Cities. "I'm honored to be joining its board and am excited about the future growth of the company."

Hardik Bhatt, Secretary Designate, Department of Innovation & Technology and State CIO for Illinois stated, "I have long admired CIVIQ as a true pioneer in the smart cities revolution and am excited to join its board -- being a part of the unique vision and seamless execution that makes CIVIQ the go-to company for custom solutions among cities around the world."

The new level of expertise gained from these appointments will prove invaluable in the emerging era of ultra-connectivity, driving CIVIQ further towards its mission of transforming typical urban landscapes into hyper-connected, dynamic Smartscapes and making cities smarter where it matters most.

"These new roles will be instrumental in CIVIQ's continued growth and success, adding a breadth of experience, expertise and leadership that will make an immediate contribution to the company's business and product strategy," said Greg Baletsa, Operating Partner at JMC Capital Partners, the private equity owner of CIVIQ Smartscapes. "I am delighted to welcome these new senior executives who will make such an important and positive impact on the company."

For information about CIVIQ Smartscapes, their products and services and ongoing work, visit www.CIVIQSmartscapes.com.  

About CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes is the leading developer of street-level citizen engagement networks, deploying customized solutions that offer Wi-Fi connectivity, enhanced public information and services and sensor technology to cities. Our products and services create "smartscapes" – through innovative communications structures that provide cities with intelligent urban infrastructure. Through our development of innovative technology and strategic relationships with industry leaders, CIVIQ Smartscapes delivers turnkey networked solutions to cities with a range of beneficial services that generate city revenue, enhance communication and public services, and support urban efficiency.

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