Chelsea Collier

Founder of Digi.City

Chelsea Collier convenes people across sectors to focus on how technology can be applied to civic and social challenges. She is the Founder of Digi.City, an online platform that advocates for  human-centric approaches to smart city solutions. She also serves as the Editor-at-Large for Smart Cities Connect which provides meaningful content and connects a community of decision-makers to empower smart cities at all stages of growth. 

 She is a University of Manchester (UK) Simon Industrial & Professional Fellow (2019), a Marshall Memorial Fellow (2018) and an Eisenhower Fellow (2016). Her work has also been featured in Governing Magazine,, Venture Beat, the Chicago Tribune and dozens of other publications. Her previous experience – state government, economic development, social enterprise, tech startup, small business – informs her cross sector approach.  She lives in Austin, Texas and is active in the local tech and social impact communities. Her masters and bachelor degrees are from the University of Texas at Austin.