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Durham, United States

The City of Durham asked IBM for support in addressing the disparity of educational achievement and economic opportunity for its youth. Through the Smarter Cities Challenge, IBM is partnering with the City to develop data-driven strategies to identify service gaps and enhance coordination amongst service organizations to ensure all youth have an opportunity to succeed and become positively contributing members of the community. The City of Durham has posted their   full report on their webpage.     

Download the Executive Report Full Report on City of Durham web page
City Leader
Mayor William "Bill" Bell

Bill Bell was elected mayor of Durham in 2001, and has since been re-elected to second and third terms. Mayor Bell previously served on the Durham County Board of Commissioners from 1972-1994, and again from 1996-2000. He was the chairman of the Durham County Commissioners from 1982-1994.

Suzanne Wylie Chief Executive, Belfast City Council

Councillor Nichola Mallon Lord Mayor of Belfast

Team Members
Kinthi Sturtevant Director, Organizational Change Management Center of Excellence
Peter Kretzschmar Program Director, Alliances and IP Solutions
Mary Harris Senior Program Manager, Demand Management, Global Resource & Capacity Management
David Gómez, Jr Worldwide Advanced Case Management Technical Professional Leader
Permenthri Pillay Associate Partner, Global Business Services
Theo Leuze Director, Strategic Initiatives & Business Transformation, IBM Global Financing
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