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New Orleans, United States

The City of New Orleans is working with IBM to examine opportunities for data warehousing and performance management system that may improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of service delivery, and promotes accountability and transparency. The IBM team will be working with several resources that are already being developed by the city including a 3-1-1 system and the newly created City Office of Performance and Accountability.
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City Leader
Mitch Landrieu Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana

Mitch Landrieu was elected Mayor of New Orleans in February 2010. The son of a former Mayor of New Orleans, Mayor Landrieu served as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 2004-2010. He has also served as the CEO for the State Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism.

Suzanne Wylie Chief Executive, Belfast City Council

Councillor Nichola Mallon Lord Mayor of Belfast

Team Members
Jim Amsden Senior Technical Staff Member and Solution Architect, Government Industry, Rational Software
Todd Appel Manager, Mega Deals Team, Public Sector
Romelia Flores Distinguished Engineer & Master Inventor, Global Solution Center
Kerrie Holley IBM Fellow, Worldwide AIS CTO and CTO BPO & SOA Center of Excellence, Master Inventor
Hisakazu Okamura Leader, Smarter Cities, IBM Japan
Jackie Ryan Program Director, Information Management Industry Solutions Product Management
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