How to Win Friends and Influence People at Netroots Nation
Session Type(s): Training
Starts: Thursday, Jun. 20 9:00 AM
Ends: Thursday, Jun. 20 10:15 AM
Room: Marriott Ballroom 1/2
First-time Netroots attendee? Not the hugest fan of conferences? Scared about meeting all these people? This session’s for you. Networking gets a bad rap, but we’ll unpack some tips and tricks, as well as workshop specific strategies for getting past our own insecurities to further the goals we have, the goals of our organization, and the goals of the movement.
John serves as the Chief Technology Officer for NARAL Pro-Choice America, the political arm of the pro-choice movement, heading up all of their digital communications, advocacy, and fundraising operations. Before coming to NARAL, he served as Chief Technology Officer for the Wendy Davis for Governor campaign, and has been working with technology and communications for years. In the past, John has worked with NGP VAN, Salsa Labs, and the Democratic Governors Association (DGA). John is a Democracy for America (DFA) and New Organizing Institute (NOI) trainer and has served as a speaker for many conferences and panels and emceed numerous events.