Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer – Millennium Garages
Next Parking – Asset Innovation
As a member of Next Parking’s asset management team, Jamie Ponce serves as Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer at Millennium Garages, a public-private partnership spanning 3.8M square feet in the heart of downtown Chicago. With more than 100 electric vehicle charging ports and 9,000 parking spaces, Millennium Garages is the largest public EV charging hub in the US Midwest.
Jamie is also Executive Director at Civic Infrastructure Collaborative, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that drives public and private value from core urban infrastructure.
He brings to this work deep experience in energy, transportation, climate, and economic development, including previous management and policy leadership roles with City Tech, the Environmental Law & Policy Center, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the City of Chicago, and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
Jamie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.