Interactive Session: Smart City Infrastructure Business Development Trade Mission with U.S. Industry Delegation led by Deputy Secretary, Commerce, Mr. Bruce Andrews


On 8th February 2016, AmCham organized an interactive session with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Bruce Andrews, and the accompanying delegation of 18 American companies on a Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Development Mission to India. Lee Zak, Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Ray Ellis, Vice President of Global Business Development at the Export-Import Bank, were part of the hi-level delegation. The business  development mission was visiting Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Vizag to help U.S. companies launch or increase their business in India, focusing on technologies, systems and services in the safety and security, intelligent transportation, water, wastewater, and power sectors. The interactive session had participation from leading smart technology driven and infrastructure focused companies of AmCham (including Accenture, KPMG, IBM, AECOM, UTC , CISCO, GE etc.) Industry representatives contributed to the discussion by offering specific inputs on the opportunities and challenges in retrofit, brownfield and greenfield projects for  U.S. private sector engagement.


The visiting American companies on the delegation included:

  • Alcoa Inc. – New York, NY
  • Aquatech International – Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Black & Veatch Pvt. Ltd. – Overland Park, Kansas
  • Convalt – New York, NY
  • Danaher Holding (DHR) – Washington, D.C.
  • Ecolab/NALCO – St Paul, Minnesota
  • EI Technologies, LLC – Parker, Colorado
  • MasterCard – Purchase, NY
  • Milbank Manufacturing – Kansas City, Missouri
  • Opower, Inc. – Arlington, Virginia
  • Owenscorning India Private Limited – Toledo, Ohio
  • Qualcomm – San Diego, California
  • S2 Global-OSI Solutions – Torrance, California
  • Silver Spring Networks, Inc. – Redwood City, California
  • Smart Cities Council – Redmond, Washington
  • Turner Project Management India Pvt. Ltd. – New York, NY
  • UL LLC – Northbrook, Illinois
  • Xylem Inc. – Rye Brook, NY