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

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Email address: [email protected]

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Patrick Koppula is a pioneering leader who provides advisory, fractional executive, and interim executive services 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.


  • COVID Test & Trace emergency response technology strategy for New York City
  • FuseCorps fellow and  executive advisor at Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity
  • Presidential Innovation fellow​ at and National Institutes of Health
  • Hack for LAfounding team
  • Kauffman Foundation funded diversity and inclusion pilot at Arizona State University
  • MIT Sloan Innovation Lab
  • Open Web People's Choice award
  • and other venture-funded startups
  • Public Financial Management computational finance
  • Harvard Medical School Center For Health and the Global Environment computational biology