Speaker Profile

Gerard Niemira


Gerard is an experienced product and engineering leader with over 12 years of work in the nonprofit and political sectors. Most recently, he led product teams at Hillary for America, where he was Director of Product for the campaign’s suite of organizing, events, and major donor fundraising tools. Prior to that, he spent 8 years at the online crowdfunding pioneer Kiva, most recently as Vice President of Product and Engineering leading a team of 40 engineers, designers, and product managers. He has spent his career working for progressive causes and organizations promoting social good. A native of New Jersey, he currently lives in Denver, Colorado after spending 9 years in the Bay Area.