Daniel Teweles is the Personal Democracy Forum's Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, and the project manager for www.10Questions.com. PdF explores how technology is changing politics, and Daniel oversees the organization's democratization experiments, as well as identifies new opportunities to leverage technology for activists, organizations, and political institutions.
Prior to joining PdF in June of 2010, Daniel was the National Student Coordinator for STAND, one of the world's largest youth activist organizations and the student-led division of the Genocide Intervention Network. At STAND, Daniel led strategic review and organizational restructuring processes, was a champion of innovative video and social media advocacy, worked with the White House and State Department on the Obama Administration's first-ever live webcast, managed and built partner relationships, and mentored STAND's student leadership team.
Previously, Daniel worked as the project coordinator for an NGO developing water and sanitation public infrastructure in Kenya, and as an Officer of Public and Academic Affairs for Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Based out of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., Daniel was responsible for helping to manage the Government of Israel's relationship with the American public, managing relationships with academic institutions and student groups, as well as assisting in the launch of Israel's official YouTube channel.
Originally from Michigan, Daniel graduated with dual degrees in Political Science and Philosophy & Religion from James Madison University where he was a member of Theta Alpha Kappa and Sigma Alpha Lambda. He is a proud recipient of the Congressional Medal of Merit for his service to his community. Daniel lives in New York with his dog, Jack, and enjoys exploring New York and traveling internationally.