It’s not that some neighborhoods are simply bad; they are, in many ways, catastrophic.
David Edwards leads the Smarter Cities Campaign for IBM’s Strategy and Innovation Public Sector Consulting Practice, providing strategic and financial advisory services to cities around the world. Before joining IBM, he served for eight years as the chief policy advisor to Mayor Shirley Franklin in the City of Atlanta. He has over 10 years of private-sector management consulting experience with both Coopers & Lybrand and The Boston Consulting Group. He began his career as an analyst in the federal Office of Management and Budget.