Sielen Namdar

Industry Solutions Executive, Smart & Connected Communities, Cisco

Sielen Namdar, PE is an industry solutions executive with Cisco’s smart & connected communities organization. Before joining Cisco, Sielen spent 20 years at Jacobs Engineering (legacy CH2M) developing global industry sector partnerships and facilitation of complex cross-business multidisciplinary teams to implement innovative, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions that solve transportation, utilities, and energy customers’ most complex challenges. At Cisco, Sielen leads teams to bring smart solutions to water, transportation, and energy customers to build/operate/maintain their facilities more efficiently leveraging IoT and real-time data analytics. Sielen holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Washington. She is currently participating in Seattle’s premier Leadership Tomorrow Program, focusing on exploring strategies for positive change that cross sectors and silos to foster healthy communities.

Wednesday, October 2
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm • The Resilient Water Utility of the Futureagora
Join in on this conversation among diverse practitioners from both domestic and international water utilities who will discuss the approaches used to increase resilience to extreme weather events. Through planning, coordination and technology solutions, drinking water, storm water and wastewater utilities are working to make sure that water systems will operate safely and reliably into the future.