Chief Innovation Officer
As Chief Innovation Officer, Colin O’Donnell leads Intersection’s efforts that drive breakthroughs in new products, services, markets, and within the organization. Drawing on his entrepreneurial and technical experience in creating transformative, scalable change within the public and private sectors, Colin delivers disruptive yet pragmatic solutions that respond to the biggest challenges facing our cities, communities, and businesses.
Colin has led groundbreaking technology and media projects that redefine how both cities and brands serve and communicate with citizens, including LinkNYC, the first-of-its-kind communications network bringing the fastest free public Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers, and the award-winning MTA On the Go interactive kiosks, which simplify wayfinding and communication in the largest public transit system in the Americas.
Colin’s insight on the co-evolution of consumer technology and urban experience has been featured in major publications such as Fast Company, Wired, and the New York Times. The NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities recently named Colin as the recipient of the ADA Sapolin Award for his work in making NYC more accessible. He lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn.