Mark Anthony Thomas
Mark Anthony Thomas is the Director of the Los Angeles Mayor’s Operations Innovation Team. His team, which is supported through a public-private partnership, is tasked with improving the City's procurement operations, real estate asset management, and workforce injury rates. In 2014 he was appointed the City's first FUSE Corps executive fellow, serving as a Senior Advisor to the City Administrative Office. Thomas formerly served as publisher of New York City's City Limits magazine and Deputy Director of the Center for an Urban Future and has held previous posts with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Georgia-Pacific Corporation. He is a graduate of MIT (MBA), Columbia University (MPA) and the University of Georgia (BA) and has served on boards to strengthen civic media, philanthropic, and college access.