Kanchan Mattoo is a co-founder of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, the largest performing arts festival in California. He currently serves as the Director of Government Relations for the festival.
Kanchan has worked on multiple campaigns including as deputy campaign manager on the City of Los Angeles solar initiative. He previously served as Deputy District Director to former Assemblymember Lloyd Levine. Kanchan also participated in creating the landmark legislation that implemented the nation’s first state-wide plastic bag recycling program. He also served on the Los Angeles Convention Center and Exhibition Authority commission for the City of Los Angeles, including one year as the commission’s President.
Before joining the world of politics, Kanchan worked in the film industry on such films as Along Came Polly, Starsky and Hutch, and Dodgeball.
He has a Master’s Degree from the University of California, Irvine and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.