Jordan Davis

Director, Smart Cities

Columbus Partnership

Jordan Davis is the Director of Smart Columbus for the Columbus Partnership leading strategy and public-private partnerships for the Central Ohio region’s $750 million smart cities initiative.  She was instrumental in Columbus becoming the sole winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge in 2016 and since has managed the upstart of a new joint venture for the region focused on embracing the reinvention of transportation to accelerate human progress.  Under her leadership, Smart Columbus has increased electric vehicle adoption by 500%, deployed one of the country’s first self-driving shuttles on public roads, and mobilized over 100 partners to align investments towards achieving the collective goals of Smart Columbus. For her work leading change on the local level, Jordan has been recognized by American City Business Journal as one of the top 100 influential young executives in the country and by Automotive News as one of their Rising Stars in the industry.