Chelsea Lawson

Senior Associate
Los Angeles, CA

Chelsea’s focus is on making data accessible, meaningful, and operational. She has worked on projects ranging from collecting public and stakeholder input regarding new taxi regulations on behalf of LADOT, to building a Social Impact Calculator for Miami-Dade County to better compare and communicate public investment decisions, to helping a private car company develop a car share program and strategy.
Before coming to Cityfi, Chelsea led the City of LA Open Data program under Mayor Eric Garcetti, where she developed sustainable workflows for sharing and contextualizing data, managed vendor relationships, and advised on investments in data and technology.
Prior to becoming an Angeleno, she worked at Epic, a healthcare software company in Madison, Wisconsin. There she developed a core belief that software should be a delight to use and a passion for implementation and training. She holds a MS in Business Analytics from USC Marshall School of Business, a BA in Public Policy from Duke University, and is a Certified Associate in Project Management.