Nicholas Lalla

Co-founder, Managing Director
Tulsa Innovation Labs

Throughout a career that has spanned the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, Nicholas has dedicated himself to solving problems facing urban communities. Specializing in executive-level strategy and public-private partnerships, Nicholas works to foster inclusive economic growth and innovation ecosystems.

As co-founder and managing director of Tulsa Innovation Labs, Nicholas is responsible for TIL’s overall strategy and operations, including its programmatic portfolio and team.

Prior to relocating to Tulsa, Nicholas designed and led Cyber NYC, a $100 million public-private investment by the New York City Economic Development Corporation. The New York Times recognized Cyber NYC as “among the nation’s most ambitious cybersecurity initiatives.”

Nicholas was previously a strategy consultant at Deloitte. He advised clients in the urban, innovation, and social impact spaces, including: Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs.

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