Nice, France

In 2010, Mayor Christian Estrosi laid out a vision of sustainable, environmentally-friendly economic development for the city of Nice. The plan calls for the integration of different modes of transport, both public and private, through an "Eco-Valley multi-modal hub" system with the ultimate objective of limiting the environmental impact of individual travel throughout the city. Mayor Estrosi has challenged the IBM team members to draw on their knowledge of systems, behavior and technology to advise the city on the development of this transportation cluster.

Watch a video of the SCC Nice Report being delivered to Mayor Christian Estrosi on March 19, 2012 (video is in French).
The City of Nice Côte d'Azur has made the SCC team's report publicly available on their site
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LeMonde.fr video on the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge recommendations to the city of Nice Côte d'Azur, featuring Mayor Estrosi, President of IBM France Alain Bénichou, and SCC team member Loïs Guillemaille (video is in French)
City Leader
Christian Estrosi Mayor of Nice and President of Nice Côte d'Azur

Christian Estrosi has served as Mayor of Nice and President of the urban community of Nice Côte d'Azur since 2008. He has previously held the positions of French Minister for Industry, Secretary of State for Overseas Territories, member of the National Assembly of France, and a variety of other public offices in the Nice Côte d'Azur region.


Suzanne Wylie Chief Executive, Belfast City Council

Councillor Nichola Mallon Lord Mayor of Belfast

Team Members
Dee Ann Campbell Executive Project Manager, Global Business Services, IBM US
Christoph (Chris) Kaderli Marketing and Strategic Initiatives Executive, Business Analytics, IBM Switzerland
Loïs Guillemaille Senior Managing Consultant, Global Business Services, IBM France
Steffen Schaefer Executive IT Architect, Smarter Cities, IBM Germany
Sugandha J. Shah Global Solutioning Leader - Travel & Transportation, Global Business Services, IBM India
Victoria Burton Client Executive - Public Sector, Local Government, IBM UK
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Smarter Cities Challenge Nice team
The Smarter Cities Challenge Nice team with Mayor Estrosi at the 2011 G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit reception.