"[T]here is a plethora of knowledge here that will be useful for strategists, politicians, and academics who want to understand how technology was used in the past, how it is being used in the present, and how it should be used in the future." - Presidential Studies Quarterly
About the Author
Nathaniel G. Pearlman is the founder of NGP VAN, Inc., a large political technology firm that specializes in fundraising, compliance, organizing tools, and new media for Democrats and their allies. He has more than two decades of experience in political technology. In 2008, Pearlman was chief technology officer for the Hillary Clinton for President campaign. He has been a speaker and participant in numerous panels and conferences on political technology. He received his bachelor's degree in computer science from Yale College, New Haven, CT, and passed his qualifying doctoral exams in political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, where he studied American politics and political statistics.