Since 2007, John has helped drive our product innovation, including our social and mobile features and products and its scaling to work for thousands of clients. Prior to the merger of NGP and VAN in 2011, John led Voter Activation Network as its Chief Operating Officer, guiding the growth of the organization while managing high profile projects such as VAN’s integration with Blue State Digital for President Obama’s 2008 campaign. As CTO, John has worked with many political campaigns and organizations to help guide their technology and infrastructure choices including the President Obama’s re-election campaign in 2012 and the Democratic National Committee, as well as many labor unions including the AFL-CIO, AFCSME, NEA, and SEIU. John received his A.B. from the University of Chicago in Computer Science and Political Science.