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Lilian Coral

Deputy Chief Data Officer at City of Los Angeles


Lilian Coral is the Deputy Chief Data Officer for the City of Los Angeles. She has over 10 years of experience serving as a strategic and driven Public Policy and Management professional in the area of health and human services policy, service delivery systems and technology.

Prior to joining Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Budget and Innovation, she served as the Director of 2–1–1 California, at the United Ways of California, where in an executive capacity she led a network of 26 non-governmental organizations, serving more than 33 million Californians. 2–1–1 programs throughout the U.S.A. and Canada provide the public with information, assessment and linkages to a wide range of public and private community resources, health and human services, and disaster response assistance. During her tenure, Ms. Coral leveraged experience in public policy, public safety-net systems and coalition-building to develop and manage a virtual network of NGOs, and develop systems that enable strategic planning and discussions on how “social/civic technologies” can transform the ways 2–1–1s deliver service and complement community-based safety net systems.

Lilian has also worked as an independent consultant providing organizational and management support to NGOs, foundations, human service agencies, local government, and labor unions; She has a master’s degree in public policy from UCLA and is a native of Colombia, a place from where much of her inspiration for innovation and social justice emerged.