Our Team

We are working collaboratively with the community, private and public sector partners, and City of Portland staff to use data and technology responsibly to support a healthier, safer, more affordable and prosperous Portland for everyone.


Kevin Martin
Smart City PDX Manager

Kevin leads the City of Portland’s Smart Cities team. He has in-depth experience developing, implementing and managing systems and applications to improve delivery of services, increase community involvement in City projects, and to support Portland’s long-range planning. Kevin manages a diverse team of Smart Cities and Open Data coordinators, web developers, web designers, graphic designers, database administrators, GIS analysts, and an air quality scientist. He has a Masters in Geography from Portland State University.


Christine Kendrick
Smart City PDX Coordinator

Christine is an air quality scientist specializing in monitoring, policy and the public health impacts of air pollution. Her work on sensors and data collection projects focuses on the technical, ethical, and policy questions surrounding the uses of distributed sensors and Internet of Things technologies. She has a PhD in Environmental Science and Resources with a focus on urban air quality, data analysis and instrumentation.


Hector Dominguez
Open Data Coordinator

Hector comes from a mixed background of entrepreneurship, research and non-profit organizations, with expertise on Internet of things, advanced analytics, robotics and automation and Artificial Intelligence. Hector has developed sensor networks for agriculture, food production, forest monitoring and the oil industry. Hector has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on manufacturing solar concentrators and sustainable manufacturing.

Smart Cities Steering Committee

City Council

Mayor Ted Wheeler’s Office

Khanh Tran, Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff

Office of Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Winta Yohannes, Policy Management

Office of Commissioner Nick Fish

Jamie Dunphy, Senior Policy Director

Office of Commissioner Amanda Fritz


Office of Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty


City of Portland Bureaus and Offices

Bureau of Environmental Services

Baron Howe, Mapping, Data and Application Services Division Manager

Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS)

Bill Beamer, Community Outreach & Information

Hector Dominguez, Open Data Coordinator

Eric Engstrom, Principal Planner

Ingrid Fish, Conservation Program Coordinator

Christine Kendrick, Smart City PDX Program Coordinator

Kevin Martin, Smart City PDX Manager

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services (BRFS)

Jennifer Cooperman, Chief Financial Officer and Director

Lester Spitler, Chief Procurement Officer

Bureau of Technology Services (BTS)

Jeff Baer, Chief Technology Officer

Dan Bauer, Deputy Chief Technology Officer

Liz Mitchell, Technology Business Consultant

City Budget Office (CBO)

Shannon Carney, Performance Management Analyst

Office for Community Technology (OCT)

Rebecca Gibbons, Digital Equity Program Coordinator

Julie Omelchuck, Program Manager

Elisabeth Perez, Interim Director

Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR)

Judith Mowry, Senior Policy Advisor

Jonathan Simeone, Disability Equity Coordinator

Office of Community & Civic Life

Kenya Williams, Livability Program Coordinator

Office of the City Attorney

Esin Onart, Deputy City Attorney

Kalei Taylor, Senior Deputy City Attorney

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM)

Jonna Papaefthimiou, Planning, Policy, and Communications Manager

Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)

Eric Hesse, Supervising Transportation Planner

Anne Hill, Program Development

Peter Hurley, Senior Transportation Planner

Michael Kerr, Division Manager, Strategy, Innovation, and Performance

Kirk McEwen, GIS Analyst

Jacob Sherman, New Mobility Analyst

Portland Fire Bureau (PFB)

Justin Houk, Management Analyst

Portland Housing Bureau (PHB)

Bimal RajBhandary, Business Analysis, Research and IT

Portland Police Bureau (PPB)

Lauren Brown, Police Data Research Supervisor

Portland Water Bureau

Kathy KochCustomer Service Director

Prosper Portland

Pam Neal, Green Cities/CleanTech Industry Liaison

Jared Wiener, Technology & Media Industry Liaison

Regional partners

Portland State University (PSU)


Make+Think+Code (PNCA)


Multnomah County

Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)

Portland General Electric (PGE)


Technology Association of Oregon

National and international partners

MetroLab Network

NIST Global Cities Team Challenge

Smart Cities Lab

Transportation for America

What Works Cities