Matt Stempeck

Matt Stempeck

Matt Stempeck has been researching and building civic technology since 2005. He has contributed to electoral and social campaigns, national and city governments, and academia...
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Katie Harbath

Katie Harbath is Facebook’s Global Director of Policy Programs in charge of politics and government outreach. Prior to Facebook, Katie was the Chief Digital Strategist...
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Crystal Patterson

With more than 15 years of experience in policy, political communications and digital strategy, Crystal leads Facebook’s global tech partnerships focused on civic engagement, as...
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Dave Leichtman

Dave is a strategist for Microsoft’s new Defending Democracy program. As part of the Cybersecurity & Democracy team, he assists campaigns on security and technology...
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Dr. J. Nathan Matias

Dr. J. Nathan Matias (@natematias) organizes citizen behavioral science for a safer, farer, more understanding internet. A Guatemalan-American, Nathan is a post-doctoral researcher at Princeton...
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Taylor Jo Isenberg

Taylor Jo Isenberg is the Managing Director of the Economic Security Project, a network of policymakers, academics, advocates, and communicators working to end poverty and...
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Alexis Wichowski

Alexis Wichowski serves as press secretary for New York City’s newly created Department of Veterans’ Services and adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public...
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Stephen Hicks

Stephen is passionate about music and social justice. He is from Fredericksburg, Virginia and is the youngest child of four boys. He attended Virginia Commonwealth...
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Mia Birdsong

Mia Birdsong is a family and community visionary who has spent more than 20 years fighting for the self-determination, and pointing out the brilliant adaptations,...
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Iona Marinescu

Iona Marinescu is an economist who studies the labor market to craft policies that can enhance employment, productivity, and economic security. Dr. Marinescu’s research expertise...
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