Alice Xu

Manager, Connected Community, City of Toronto


Alice Xu is the Manager of the Connected Community/Smart City program at the City of Toronto. To her team, Connected Community is about delivering broader quality of life value as a City through the use of data, technology and processes. Her team is currently leading the work on creating Toronto’s first Digital Infrastructure Plan.

Prior to joining Technology Services Division, Alice spend over 10 years cutting her teeth in the vehicle and business licensing and regulatory world. Alice has been instrumental in leading complex projects in various areas, including the Ground Transportation Review (licensing of Uber/Lyft), regulations for rooming houses and a Blockchain proof of concept with the Provincial and Federal governments and the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario.