Co-founder and executive director of Civic Hall, New York City’s community center for civic tech innovation, and editor of its news site Civicist. Co-founder and Editor of Personal Democracy Media and techPresident.com. Former senior analyst with Public Campaign. Author/editor of nine books, including “The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet) (OR Books, 2014), “A Lever and a Place to Stand: How Civic Tech Can Move the World” (co-edited with Jessica McKenzie, OR Books, 2015), and “Civic Tech in the Global South,” (co-edited with Tiago Peixoto, World Bank, 2017). Board member of Consumer Reports and Public Lab.