Lea Eriksen is the Director of Technology and Innovation and CIO of the City of Long Beach, CA and is in charge of implementing the City’s technology vision. Long Beach is recognized as a Top 10 Digital City by the Center for Digital Government.
With more than 20 years of experience working in local government, Lea’s background includes positions related to economic development, budget and finance, and technology. Lea also has extensive experience serving on non-profit boards and committees, including the Long Beach Transit Board.
Lea is passionate about advancing digital equity and using emerging technology and data to solve civic challenges in Long Beach.