Jeff DeCoux is Founder and Chairman of the Autonomy Institute. The Autonomy Institute is a 501c3 consortium of over 100 industry, government, and academia organizations. The Autonomy Institute is focused on accelerating the “Path to Commerce” for Intelligent Infrastructure and autonomous systems to foster social and economic transformation in cities. The Autonomy Institute collaborates with large infrastructure investors on the creation of $100 million Public-Private Partnership programs. The intelligent infrastructure enables the rapid and expansive deployment of rural broadband, 5G, edge computing, intelligent transportation systems, APNT, and smart grid devices. This infrastructure has substantial benefits to cities by eliminating the digital divide and preparing communities for Industry 4.0 solutions. The national deployment of this infrastructure will create millions of new jobs and generate billions in economic growth. Mr. DeCoux has over 30 years of experience within the high-tech industries where his attention has been focused on Founding companies that enhance business productivity through automation. DeCoux also runs ATRIUS Industries, Autonomous Infrastructure enabling the Robotic Edge. Prior, DeCoux was CEO and Founder of Hangar, the world’s first robotics-as-a-system data acquisition platform. Mr. DeCoux has raised over $100 million for venture and business operations. Mr. DeCoux has over 30 years experience within the high-tech industries where his attention has been focused on Founding companies that enhance business productivity through automation.