Bas is a leading urban innovation and digitalization specialist & executive with over 18 years of experience in the ‘smart city’ space. He serves as Professor of Practice Urban Innovation & Smart City at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at at Arizona State University. Bas is also serves as Chief Innovation Officer at Change=, a fast-growing Living as a Service company. Bas is also Vice President EMEA of the Cities Today Institute. He also serves as Member of the Board, at the Smart City Association Italy (TSCAI). Bas is the author of the well acclaimed book A New Digital Deal (September 2017 / February 2020, Revised 2020 Edition - https://www.anewdigitaldeal.com).