Desi Matel-Anderson is the Chief Wrangler of Field Innovation Teamand CEO of the Global Disaster Innovation Group. Desi is the first and former Chief Innovation Advisor at FEMA and Think Tank Strategic Vision Coordinator. During her tenure at FEMA, she led the first innovation team to Hurricane Sandy to provide real-time problem-solving in disaster response and recovery and ran think tanks nation-wide to cultivate innovation in communities. 

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