Meet the team

Who we are and how do we get there?

We are a smart city platform company that provides a turn-key solution for existing and ground-up developments, either built and owned by citylink.ai, for 3rd party developers or in public-private partnerships. At the crossroads of efficiency and sustainability, our innovative and state-of-the-art platform provides an environment where people, businesses, and governments can flourish. Our holistic approach combines the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to tailor and adapt to the needs of each citizen, while providing businesses and governments the information needed to create a world-class, citizen-centric experience. Welcome to The Future of Living™.

Minh Le

Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Minh Le is a serial entrepreneur, technologist, and commercial real estate developer. He is the Managing Partner at 22 Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in real estate, clean energy and technology (including smart cities, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics).

They have financed numerous private portfolio companies to successful exits with returns ranging from 10% to 24% IRR. Mr. Le leverages over twenty-five years of experience in finance, technology, merger and acquisition, venture capital and commercial real estate development.

His most recent endeavor is the creation of CityLink.ai, a smart city developer and technology platform. Its inaugural project, Gramercy District, is a ground-up $700M+ development located outside Washington D.C. in Loudoun County, VA. Mr. Le is well-positioned to accelerate and evolve technology-based real estate development through his existing network of partners and clients.

Clients

DoD, Navy, Marine Corp, Airforce, Army, Defense Logistics Agency, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics IT, Mantech, Sony, CenturyLink, Ericsson, ExxonMobile, Phillips Lighting, SAP, Oracle, Dell, Gatorade, Ocean Spray, FBI, Intelligence Agencies

Tom Mcconnell

Executive Vice President, Manager of Operations of Gramercy District

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Tom is a Certified Manager of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process and has thirty-five-years of diversified experience in commercial, industrial and institutional construction management and development, working on new construction and retro-fit projects throughout the Washington Metropolitan area.

As a project manager for a Northern-Virginia general contractor. He has set company records in monthly invoicing. He rose to Lead Project Manager for a global builder on a large petrochemical project in North Central, VA. Managing incredibly complex schedules and builds are his forte. 

General Manager for a Northern-Virginia industrial services corporation; Senior Project Manager for a Virginia real estate developer; Director of Operations for a Construction Management firm where he led the start-up, oversight, and completion of commercial and institutional projects including Director of Consulting for D.C. area Milestone Construction.

Clients

Dave Ladouceur

Chief Strategy Officer

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Dave’s execution of successful high technology projects, innovative concepts, and venture capital spans over 30+ years and various industries including aerospace, energy, healthcare, telecom, and mobile and internet technologies. Dave heads up the strategy and marketing for Citylink.ai and is CEO of Life.AI the AI engine that powers Citylink solutions.

His contribution to the Pegasus rocket system awarded him the United States’ highest engineering honor, the National Medal of Technology, in 1991. He started his first software company in college, a computer aided seismic interpretation system for Shell Offshore, Inc. His career really “launched” when he began working for United Technologies in the Space Shuttle program whose technology he developed lasted over 25-years.

Dave dabbled in telecom and developed a mission critical artificial intelligence-based Load Balancing and ISDN Line Assignment System. He became the CTO and COO of several startups prior to becoming the CEO of Life.AI including NetDelivery Corp, Skill Survey, and Global Healthcare Exchange and has several patents.

Clients

NASA, DoD, DARPA, Orbital Sciences Corp, Unitied Technologies Corp, Shell Offshore Inc, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Ziff Davis, GTE, International Billing Systems, NetDelivery Corp, Skill Survey, SAP, Web Methods, Vignette

Executive Advisors

Dwight D. Dunton III

Chief Executive Officer
Bonaventure Realty Group

Melissa Gonzalez

Smart Retail Advisor
The Lionesque Group

Richard Warner

Smart Campus Advisor
OME Engineering

Mitch Robinson

Senior Director, Cloud Strategy & Implementation
Avaya

Over 50 years of real estate experience, working with world-class partners

Microsoft

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AECOM

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Greystar

Greystar is a leading real estate company offering expertise in investment management, development and property management of rental housing properties globally. Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, managing over 400,000 units in over 150 markets globally.

DVA

DVA Architects and Interiors is a full service A&E firm in the Washington D.C. market, with teams that include exceptional designers, architects and innovators who lead active projects throughout the Washington metropolitan region, as well as nationally and internationally.

FedBid

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Avaya

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IBM

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Life AI

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SAP

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