International Focus Magazine Vol. 4, #1 - Page 46

people T H E INTERVIEW The Mayor OF THE C ity of the F uture H The Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Texas Interviewed by: Heidi Powell-Prera, IF Magazine ouston is known as the Culinary and Cultural Capital of the South. A di- verse city where more than 145 lan- guages are spoken, home to NASA, Fortune 500 companies, and the larg- est medical center in the world, Houston has grown into the fourth-largest city in the U. S. It has an exciting and vibrant art and music community which has been cre- 46 iF Magazine | January 2019 ated by a fusion of cultures that is unlike any other city in the world. A city filled with opportunity, excitement, culture, art, and history, Houston continues to push forward in all sectors of business and in- novation. I was honored to get a moment with the CEO of Houston, the Honorable Sylvester Turner, at his office in City Hall just after his trade mission to India.