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Based in Los Angeles, Mike Catania is the director of the innovation program for the US Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a former Gov21 Innovation Fellow through the Partnership for Public Service.

Before joining VA, he co-founded two e-commerce companies that were acquired. He teaches at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where he received the Dean's Award for Service in 2021.

Selected Press and Media Appearances

14 Major Brands That Will Actually Send You Coupons for Free
By Emily Dinuzzo for Reader's Digest

What Is Fiscal Policy?
By Kiely Kuligowski for Business News Daily

After Its Public Shutdown, Google+ Users Continue To Mourn
By Johan Moreno for Forbes

Is an MBA Worth It? How to Decide
By Ilana Kowarski for US News & World Reports

12 Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Holiday Sales
By Paula Fernandes, for Business News Daily

Win Black Friday with these shopping hacks
By Courtney Jespersen for The Los Angeles Times

When is Black Friday 2018? And 8 tips to help you get the best deals
By Katie Jackson And Danielle Wolf for The Today Show

7 ways to save money on Thanksgiving dinner
By Kellie Ell for USA Today

The Best Way to Grow Your Business: Create These Partnerships
By Maria Haggerty for Inc.

Got $3.14? Celebrate Pi Day With Deals on Pizzas, Pies — and Chicken?
By Nicole Spector for NBC News


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