TheSmartCity.Blog Podcast’s Next Episode Will Feature Co-Hosts Alan Cross & Grant Furlane

Co-hosts Alan Cross of a Journal of Musical Things and Grant Furlane, CEO, LocoMobi World will discuss how COVID has affected us all and how technology will help us get back to normal on TheSmartCity.Blog Podcast on May 19th, 2021.

Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his nearly 40 years in the broadcasting and music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock and is also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like the long-running show, The Ongoing History of New Music.

Outside of radio, Alan’s resume includes four books, dozens of public speaking engagements, a national music column for, voicework for film, and television, plus creating content for various film and TV studios, record labels, artist management companies, streaming music services like Spotify and a travelling museum exhibit called The Science of Rock’n’Roll.

Alan is also sought after as a consultant for radio content. His current client is 102.1 the Edge/Toronto. One of his companies, Major League Mixes, provided music advice for professional sports teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Alan has been deeply involved exploring the present and future relationships between music, technology and social networking. More information on Alan can be found at his website,

Mr. Furlane has over 40 years of technology experience specializing in the Transportation, Network Security, and Parking industries. Mr. Furlane has invested in business ventures in Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, and Shanghai starting in 1989. He has been involved in over 500 million dollars in technology investments and was contracted to lead the initiatives of several large, public IT companies. Mr. Furlane aggressively built three transportation technology companies that established the vanguard for tracking and monitoring vehicle movement. His companies developed and sold integrated control systems for major airports, hospitals, and parking lot management companies. Several awards include TIE50 top technology award Silicon Valley, Ted Seaburg award and others. Past and Future investments include Entertainment. Restaurants, Film, Sports teams. Past Chairman of BC Neurological Society( BC centres for ability) and Chairman for Have a Heart for Down Syndrome.

Join Co-Hosts Alan Cross & Grant Furlane on May 19th, 2021, as they discuss where smart city technology is 18 months after the pandemic hit at TheSmartCity.Blog!

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