"I think it's a really good time for Americans to say, let's lean into AI as citizens to hold our representatives accountable and to make sure that what they say they actually do and what they do actually works."
"If you are looking at this landscape with all the tech changes that are happening now and that are gonna happen in the next year, five years, et cetera, and you are not thinking about how to totally restructure your process and your company, you are already a dinosaur."
"It's a little bit like old time radio. I think a lot of our audience in the political space have that in their DNA. It was something that we grew up with and it's not surprising to me that it's come back."
The creative process, there's inherent risk. And in politics, or at least within government, we are incredibly risk averse creatures. Ultimately, politics is a people business. So if you build trust first, then you can build lots of other cool stuff later.
"Suddenly there is this new standard where everybody has this tool and the new challenges not competing against each other with the tools, but competing with each other against the ideas of how to use it."
"The call came in at noon. We were up at 6:00 PM on St. Patrick's Day and ran all weekend, and were successful on Wednesday. So as long as you have a relationship with your digital consultant, we'll take that call and we'll get it done."
That's what the policy world in Washington is. Everything that you start to take for granted, there's always shifts. Three, two, every four years that shift can come, and it's a question of how are you prepared for when that shift happens?
"If you can bank votes early, it'll save you money down the stretch during GOTV, so you don't have to send those people mailed to remind them to turn out an election day. You don't have to text them, you don't have to call them."
"Comscore will tell you you're wrong about your October media. By on Thanksgiving, Nielsen will tell you that you were wrong. Next year. We needed something that gave us the speed to know if we were right or wrong last week."
"There's a big difference between somebody spending $4 million in a week and $7 million in a week, and we needed to figure out what were the accurate numbers and we were able to build an algorithm to do it."
"Once someone sent a message to their lawmakers on this issue, they cared about they're, bought in and they were much more likely to then donate to the organization than if they'd just been asked directly for a hard solicitation."
"They were focused on building a data operation for the party. And that's kind of what led to the Data Trust in how we operate. You know, we are an entity and again, a utility for the party and not just for one candidate or one individual."
"My only experience ever with political campaigns was one Saturday in New Hampshire where I volunteered to go up with the Harvard Republican Club and knock doors for a day. It opened my eyes to this new opportunity for where technology and entrepreneurship we see in Silicon Valley hadn't really permeated as deeply.".