Aarti Tandon

New York, NY

Aarti Tandon is the CEO of Citizen Eight LLC, a global advisory firm that provides leadership and execution capabilities to governments, corporations, and private clients seeking to address and overcome a wide variety of significant challenges.

She has consulted for new media platforms such as The Players’ Tribune, served as a content producer for Empire Entertainment, as the Interim Executive Director of Blue Sphere Foundation, and currently is the Executive Director of Smart Cities New York, North America’s leading global conference to convene government officials, NGOs, and CEOs in harnessing the $1.6 trillion global smart city marketplace to ensure cities are sustainable, livable, and equitable as they enter the 21st century.

Ms. Tandon’s work is informed by her decades-long commitment to bringing diverse stakeholders together around social impact, criminal justice, and creating more inclusive economies.