Founder & CEO, Tusk Ventures
Bradley Tusk is the founder and CEO of Tusk Strategies, the first firm dedicated to helping startups navigate political problems, and Tusk Ventures, the first venture capital fund that invests solely in startups facing political challenges. He previously served as Michael Bloomberg’s campaign manager, as deputy governor of Illinois, as Chuck Schumer’s communications director, and as Uber’s first political strategist. Tusk also writes about tech and politics for the Observer, hosts a podcast called Firewall, and speaks about these issues regularly to audiences across the world. His family foundation, Tusk/Montgomery Philanthropies, is spearheading the nation’s efforts to make voting widely available from mobile devices.