Christopher Steins is the chief executive officer of Urban Insight, Inc., a technology consulting firm based in Los Angeles, California. Chris has two decades of experience in technology consulting. He has participated in all aspects of information systems life cycle development, including user requirements, project management, system design, development, and deployment. He has served as a consultant to public sector, state, county and local agencies, Fortune 500 private firms, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Chris is a lecturer at the University of Southern California, where he teaches about technology and public participation in government. Chris received his Masters degree in Urban Planning and Development from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Business from the University of California, Los Angeles.