Join us for an evening discussion about emerging trends , opportunities, and innovation in the urban tech sector, with guest presenters from IDEO CoLab, Municipal Code Corporation (Municode), and Zagster (potentially) on Thursday, January 25th at Domi Station.

This event is sponsored by NAI TALCOR, the largest locally owned real estate brokerage firm in North Florida, specializing in commercial properties.


Eric Grant - Municode

Eric Grant is President of Municipal Code Corporations (Municode). Eric joined the Municode team in 2007 after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia, and becoming a member of the Florida Bar, Eric served as a Tank Platoon Commander in the United States Marine Corps. As President of Municode, Eric has helped the company achieve increased levels of growth and has guided the team in several acquisitions both in Municode’s traditional line of business and into new verticals.

Jacob Waites - IDEO CoLab

Jacob Waites is a Visual & Interaction Design Lead at IDEO CoLab's Cambridge Studio. With a background in product design and development, he likes to build digital projects that are paired with physical forms and experiences. Working on brand and fabrication projects both small and large scale at the CoLab, he seeks to help inspire others through experimentation with new technologies.

Vanessa Christiansen - Zagster

Vanessa (V) Christiansen is a Regional Market Manager with Pace Tallahassee, a bike sharing program that makes it easy to explore the city by bicycle. Previously, V worked as a Transportation Planner for a consulting firm where they contributed to the implementation of the Florida Transportation Plan for the Florida Department of Transportation. A two-time AmeriCorps alum V holds a Master of Science in Planning from Florida State University. With a background in transportation planning and program management, V’s work with communities across the Southeast region leverages data to make it more safe, enjoyable, and efficient to travel by bike.