Angela Hanson is an Innovation Catalyst in the City of Austin’s Office of Innovation. She configures people, reams, tools, and innovation methods to design innovative paths through through the complex systems inherent in the domain of public administration. Angela draws on her formal education in ecosystem science from the University of Minnesota, her 5 years of directing and planning Austin's natural systems as the City's Urban Forester, and her relentless curiosity in order to guide others in untangling and transforming challenges. Angela has worked for state, local, regional, and Native American tribal governments and cares deeply about democracy. Angela is improving her French, so please feel free to help her practice while she is at the OGP Summit!