Councilmember Andy Wilson
Andy Wilson is the Executive Director for The Alliance for Southern California Innovation (www.alliancesocal.org), a nonprofit established to accelerate the growth of high tech and life science start-ups in the Southern California region. As a serial entrepreneur, Andy has led, founded or invested in almost two dozen Southern California high tech start-ups. He has a long history of service with local not for profits including leadership roles at Pasadena Heritage, Pacific Oaks College, the Gamble House and SteamCODERS. Andy is a co-founder and board member of Innovate Pasadena, which is dedicated to advancing the east side of Los Angeles as a vibrant innovation community. He is a frequent speaker on the role of innovation to create high paying local jobs with the goal of enhancing quality of life in our community.