Andreas Addison says he wants to “make every project in City Hall work.

Andreas Addison, a former City of Richmond employee with a knack for using computers to help citizens, is running for the First District seat on City Council. That spot is being vacated by Jon Baliles, who is running for mayor.

Addison says in a release that when he arrived in Richmond from Virginia Tech, “I was passionate to use what I had learned to help this place reach its full potential.”

He worked for six years at RichmondWorks, a department that tracks performance. In his position as Civic Innovator he pushed Richmond to participate in the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge, which provides advice from IBM consultants about management …