Ricardo Vazquez

Executive Officer
Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Ricardo is Mayor Garcetti’s liaison to the healthcare industry, tech industry, and manufacturing community in Los Angeles. Prior to the Mayor’s Office, Ricardo worked for the RAND Corporation in their Survey Research Group. Ricardo started his career in the news business at KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO where he produced the KNX Business Hour — the most listened to radio program in its timeslot.

My Sessions

Building Inclusivity & Diversity: Breaking Barriers in the Startup and Tech Ecosystem


We live in a complex, global society, with technology at its center. But for the startup and tech ecosystem to continue leading the charge, it must embrace and celebrate inclusion and diversity in new ways. New voices disrupt, elevate, and improve those around them, leading to better business outcomes and enhanced innovation. This panel will […]