Sam Gill is the Vice President for Communities and Impact and Senior Adviser to the President at the Knight Foundation. The Knight Foundation supports some of the most interesting community work in the entire country. Gill leads much of this work and is always looking for new ways to improve communities and build stronger systems. He has some fascinating insights into how to make sure that community work is being appropriately contextualized and that the right problems are getting attention. Further, he has a compelling vision for how we can build smart cities with a focus on improving lives.