Praveen Ashok Kumar ,

  • Technical Program Manager, US Ignite

  • CUSP Network Partner


Praveen Ashok Kumar

Praveen leads data efforts as the Senior Technical Program Manager at US Ignite. He brings strong experience in technology, operations, and project/program management gained after working across the private, government, academic, utilities, and not-for-profit sectors. At US Ignite, he contributes to the efforts of the US Ignite Communities and the Smart Bases Programs by collaborating with the stakeholders to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) based data dashboards.

Praveen works with cities and industries to create a unified robust framework for open data platforms to facilitate ease in data sharing. Prior to US Ignite, he worked with the City of New York on their IoT engagement strategy. Praveen has a keen interest in Digital Twins and Augmented Reality (AR) applications.

Praveen holds a master’s degree in Urban Systems from New York University and was commended as a Graduate Scholar.

Themes: Open Data, Data Interoperability, Data Dashboards, Data Governance & Policy, AI, Machine Learning, Smart City Strategy, IoT Infrastructure, Autonomous Vehicle data, Digital Twins, Energy Communications, Distributed Energy Resources, Economic Development, Broadband Adaptation.

Projects: Energy Communications at MCAS Miramar, Economic Recovery Dashboard, AI for Traffic and Weather Dashboard at Fort Carson, Smart Installation and Community Dashboard at Fort Benning, AV Shuttle at Fort Carson, Unmanned Offroad Vehicle at MCAS Miramar, Broadband Adaptation Mapping.