"The role of city managers is to make it easier for people to open a business, facilitate tools and open data for app developers, incentivize different areas."

Raul Juste Lores is a journalist and author who has written extensively on global cities. A graduate of Universidade Católica de Santos (Unisantos / SP), he studied at the University of Navarra, Spain, and was an Eisenhower Fellow, studying urbanism and digital innovation in the United States. He has written for numerous publications including Foreign Policy, Gatopardo, Veja and Folha de S. Paulo, where he has been a correspondent in Beijing, New York, and Washington, D.C. He received the 2011 APCA Prize in the Diffusion category, reporting on the importance of architecture in the construction of fair, beautiful, and ecologically balanced cities. He also wrote the book “São Paulo nas Alturas,” about the city’s architectural development.

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