Ryan Kurtzman

Technology Partnerships Officer at City of Long Beach Technology and Innovation Department

Ryan Kurtzman is the Technology Partnerships Officer for City of Long Beach Technology and Innovation Department. He oversees the City’s technology pilot programs, leads data privacy and AI governance efforts, and supports strategic initiatives for the Department. Prior to that, he served as the City’s Smart Cities Program Manager where he developed community programs and policies that leverage new and emerging technology to improve connectivity, mobility, digital equity, and economic outcomes for all residents.

Before that, Ryan served as a Policy Fellow for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti where he brokered partnerships and created program evaluation tools to advance the City’s Great Streets Initiative and park equity goals. He graduated from UCLA with a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a focus on transportation policy and planning, and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. In his free time, Ryan enjoys being outdoors, reading sci-fi, and thinking up new elaborate dinner recipes.


Parks and Big Data: Fostering Public Trust in Digital Systems

Monday, June 24
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM