strategy, systems, and leadership for civic, social, or cooperative innovation

Office phone (323)-776-3806

Email address: [email protected]

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Patrick Koppula is a pioneering leader in the fields of civic innovation, public interest technology and social services design. Over a twenty year career he's learned how approaches from the innovation economy can catalyze breakthrough impact in social, civic and cooperative ventures. He works with nascent and established teams at organizations of all sizes to develop vision, strategy, and systems for advancing innovation in the service of their mission. Patrick lives in Los Angeles, California where he plays basketball on Fridays and sometimes writes music for short films on Sundays.


  • Head of Product for New York City's COVID Test & Trace Emergency Response
  • FuseCorps Fellow
  • Presidential Innovation Fellow​
  • Advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti’s Innovation Team 
  • Founding team member of Hack for LA
  • Kauffman funded media workforce development program at Arizona State University
  • Open Web People's Choice Award
  • and other digital entertainment startups