Jeff Carter, Executive Director of the Mayor’s Innovation Team, is a lifelong resident of Mobile and proud alumni of The University of South Alabama. Mobile’s Innovation team focuses on helping City government look at old problems in new ways. The I-team works by conducting deep qualitative and quantitative research to understand root causes of local challenges, design and implement responsive solutions, and relentlessly measure progress against clear goals to improve citizens live.
Prior to joining the i-team, Jeff has uniquely focused his career on data driven policies and procedures that successfully increased efficiency, flexibility and financial stability in his professional and volunteer organizations. Jeff is a founding member and serves on the board of Fuse Project, a nonprofit dedicated to provide the spark for innovation, funding and implementation of projects benefiting children along Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Additionally, he serves on the Mobile United steering committee as well as the University of South Alabama Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation advisory board.