Amanda Daflos is the Director of the Innovation Team for the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office, where her team works to address mayoral priorities and support innovation in City Government. Prior to joining the City, she served as a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting, and spent more than a decade leading major Federal, state and local government projects in the US and abroad. Her work focused on business process and organizational redesign, cost savings, change management and IT transformation. Her innovative work resulted in her government clients winning awards such as the 2009 Social Innovation Spotlight Award from Governor Schwarzenegger and the 2014 National Association of Counties (NACo) Recognition Award.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Daflos spent more than four years working as the Director of Programs for an international non-profit organization and co-founded the Nepal Trek and Trail Run, an annual event that benefits organizations in Nepal, in addition to directing the fundraising and building of a school that she founded in Nepal. She currently serves in support of the Los Angeles Honorary Consul General to Nepal.
Daflos holds a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Colorado and a BA from Hamilton College. She is a graduate of the 2014 Leadership Tomorrow program in Seattle, serves on the Board of Directors for Youth Mentoring and is engaged as an expert for the Center for Social Responsibility in the Digital Age. She is a native New Yorker but lives in and loves Los Angeles.