George Chidi is a writer in Atlanta, Georgia, covering public policy issues. George holds an MBA from Georgia Tech, and has served as an enlisted military journalist, staff writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and elected city councilman for a small town east of Atlanta. He currently serves as public policy director for PadSplit.com, a venture-capital-backed startup in the housing space. George has been published widely -- VICE Magazine, The Guardian, ComputerWorld, INC Magazine and elsewhere. His public commentary has aired on Fox News, ABC's Nightline, Slate Magazine, NPR's All Things Considered, the New York Daily News and beyond. He is a regular contributor to Fox 5 News in Atlanta and the Decaturish.com local news site.