Benjie de la Peña
Agile City Partners
Benjie de la Peña is the Founder/Director of Agile City Partners, a global consulting firm focused on bringing the agile mindset to cities. He served as the first-ever Chief of Strategy and Innovation for the Seattle Department of Transportation; and led the development of groundbreaking transportation strategy documents such as the Seattle New Mobility Playbook and the draft Transportation Information Infrastructure Plan. Benjie writes and curates Makeshift Mobility, a fortnightly newsletter covering innovations in informal transportation. He’s worked on urban development issues that cover technology, transportation, and informality. His ideas have been featured in Citylab, Atlantic Cities, Next City, FutureEverything, and TED City 2.0.