Prior to joining XPRIZE, Mr. Namba was a Policy Analyst with the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, a joint power of the City and County of Los Angeles, where he worked on the design and implementation of the coordinated system of care for individuals experiencing homelessness. Mr. Namba also previously worked for the City of Seattle Mayor’s Office of Policy and Innovation where he advised on a portfolio of affordable housing and homeless services policy.
Mr. Namba holds a Master of Public Administration and a certificate in Non-Profit Management from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Law and Public Policy from the University of Arizona. In his free time, he enjoys exploring local coffee shops and enjoying the California sunshine!