Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellows: Jordan Davis

Integrating new travel and transport technologies to benefit communities

Presented in partnership with Mercedes-Benz EQ

As director of Smart Columbus, Jordan Davis oversees the integration of technology into the city’s transportation, thanks to the City of Columbus and Columbus Region’s smart city initiative. The company won the US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) first-ever Smart City Challenge, which aims to reimagine transport operating systems, shift travel patterns and more—all for the benefit of the community. As a Mercedes-Benz EQ Fellow at Summit LA, …

Interview: Winemaker Kate MacDonald, Skeleton Root Winery

Reviving America's native grapes and the country's first commercial wine region in Cincinnati

One way to entertain yourself during the more sobering moments of a “dry January” is to study up on the very stuff from which you’re abstaining. Oenophiles should start with Skeleton Root, a small-scale Cincinnati winery helmed by aviation engineer-turned-winemaker Kate MacDonald. The Ohioan’s approach to wine is as exceptional as its surprising backstory, a lesson in American history we wish wouldn’t have escaped our …

Klipsch Audio Outfits the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The iconic venue gets a thorough, uniform sonic upgrade

For years now, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has honored the greatest in the industry while inviting fans into their iconic building filled with rare remnants of musical history. This year, that facility is getting an upgrade thanks to partner Klipsch Audio. At a location where the live music experience (and preserving recordings of the live music experience) reigns supreme, the brand is …