Narratives shape civilizations.
JT Singh is regarded as the founding pioneer and preeminent expert on "City Branding." A highly specialized discipline for enabling cities to upgrade their global identity through socio-spatial-economic master analysis and planning. JT's high-level advisory spans globally. Notable clients include the municipalities of: Shanghai, Tokyo, Toronto, Pyongyang (North Korea), Tianjin, Jakarta, Fuzhou, Vilnius and as well as numerous companies within the smart city services cluster (transportation, construction, urban agriculture, waste management, etc). Clients also include numerous urban districts and large-scale property developers throughout the world.
JT is a multi-award winning media artist—through his globally recognizable short films that profoundly capture the socio-technical-spacial nature of cities. His pioneering style of intimately capturing city life has inspired an entire generation of film makers, including Hollywood level directors of whom JT often consults to. You can learn more about JT's media art from global media coverage, including the: BBC, Time, National Geographic, CNN, Washington Post, Vice, Al Jazeera, Mashable, Quartz, China Daily, The Guardian, etc. and all major Chinese language media outlets.
As a complex systems thinker and creative force, JT is sometimes invited to share his views at public agenda-setting events worldwide, including: the World Economic Forum, New Cities Foundation, Mori Institute for Urban Development, Colombo Infrastructure Summit, TED, etc. His talks are largely focused on remaking societal narratives and paradigms for greater human and urban wellbeing that is robust, shared, and enduring.
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