Rubicon, a software company that provides smart waste and recycling solutions to businesses and governments worldwide, announced that the Honorable Michael A. Nutter, former mayor of the City of Philadelphia and well-known leader in sustainability and smart city innovation, will be joining Rubicon’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“We are honored that Mayor Nutter is joining Rubicon’s board of directors,” said Nate Morris, Founder and CEO of Rubicon. “He is a proven and effective leader who knows first-hand the lead role cities can and must play in providing cost-effective solutions to waste, recycling, and other quality of life issues now facing communities across the country. As an advisor to our RUBICONSmartCity™ business over the past few years, he has fully embraced our mission to end waste, in all of its forms.”
For the past two years, Mayor Nutter has partnered with the RUBICONSmartCity™ team in his capacity as a Rubicon Advisory Board Member. Mayor Nutter has led valuable efforts to help grow and develop Rubicon’s smart city business, as well as advocate for the company and its mission. Mayor Nutter’s familiarity with the intricacies and functioning of city government, as well as his understanding of what it takes to develop collaborative partnerships between business and government has proven invaluable for Rubicon, RUBICONSmartCity, and most importantly, dozens of the company’s city government partners. Additionally, the mayor has expanded his role as an Advisor to various other business units within the company.
“Two years ago, my strong beliefs in resiliency, equitable public service delivery, and responsible environmental policy fit perfectly with Rubicon’s mission to end waste and their Advisory Board focusing on Smart Cities,” said Michael Nutter. “I am excited to expand on our relationship by joining Rubicon’s Board of Directors, continuing to work with the many talented people at Rubicon, and furthering our mission.”