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Predictive Crime Fighting

Every advancement IBM has made to help law enforcement in the business of fighting crime has been a direct result of close working relationships established between IBMers and law enforcement officials. By keeping lines of communication open, honest and committed through the years, IBM has been able to deliver important and influential technology solutions in law enforcement. A true team effort by both IBMers and public servants, the main beneficiaries of this relationship has always been, and will continue to be, the communities our law enforcement officials so proudly serve.

  • Mark Cleverley 

    Currently, Mark Cleverley is director of strategy for IBM’s Global Government Industry, advising public sector customers and IBM teams on potentials, challenges and best practices in the evolving use of new technologies. Drawing on his broad experience consulting on government projects around the world, Cleverley focuses today on how social media, cloud technologies and IBM’s smart city programs can impact government industry clients. Previously, Mark was responsible for IBM’s public safety, justice and related clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, Mark led technology-enabled projects in the oil, aviation and financial services industries in western Europe, the US and Russia. He holds a joint honors degree in psychology and philosophy from Oxford University. A British citizen living in the US, Mark is also fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Russian.

  • Franco Marzolini 

    Frank Marzolini is a senior industry consultant on IBM's Information Agenda Tiger Team specializing in law enforcement and threat prevention. Marzolini has been a systems integrator for more than 25 years, with particular experience in the public sector, working with a number of large agencies in law enforcement, tax and revenue, and election agencies. Marzolini has worked with government agencies around the world, including the cities of New York, Tokyo, Philadelphia, Madrid, Sydney and Panama City, as well as federal agencies such as the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Internal Revenue Service, the US Department of State in Peru, and Sogei in Rome, Italy. He has been responsible for the construction of multiple large-scale systems, both analytical and operational, to deliver critical services to the agencies they support—including many systems that provided front-line analytics to field officers and agents in the law enforcement arena.

  • Stephen Russo 

    Steve Russo is the director of security and privacy technology for IBM. He is responsible for IBM's physical security technology, including an advanced set of computer vision analytics originally conceived by IBM Research. Russo has focused on innovative solutions in physical security to move from passive, after-the-event systems to proactive, intuitive alerting systems. The solutions that Russo and his team have delivered are not only used for security but also for operational efficiency—such as understanding customer shopping and buying patterns, and managing airline traffic in airports. Russo has managed the implementation of several worldwide initiatives in IBM across supply chain, web delivery, sales knowledge and finance. He has 20 years of engineering and systems deployment experience with IBM. He was formally educated as an electrical and computer engineer at the University of Connecticut.

  • William Haffey 

    A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, Bill Haffey has been with SPSS since 1992. Since IBM acquired SPSS in 2009, Haffey has been involved in data analysis and modeling projects for several Federal government agencies, including the US Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of the Treasury. Haffey was heavily involved in IBM’s engagement with the Richmond Police Department in Virginia. He also assisted in the Memphis, Tennessee, Police Department project and several New York Police Department projects. Prior to joining IBM SPSS, Haffey held several positions with the US Department of Defense, taught in the Mathematics and Science Department of the US Naval Academy and served as the director of the US Marine Corps' Computer Sciences School. Haffey earned his BS degree in mathematics from Ohio State University, and his master’s degree in operations research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.