Gina Cooper Founder - Netroots Nation, Cooper Strategies

Gina is a new media strategist who specializes in using technology to bring together engaged Americans with political experts. Her approach to online politics has become a cornerstone of the online progressive movement.

She is also the founder and past CEO of Netroots Nation, the most dynamic and influential political organization to emerge from the early years of the progressive blogosphere.

Gina continues to explore innovative ways in which the Internet can help ordinary people become invested in their own political solutions. Most recently, Gina co-founded Tweet Progress, a directory of progressives on Twitter. Last summer Gina traveled to Taiwan to advise top elected officials on open government initiatives. In 2008 Gina was a member of Barack Obama’s policy advisory committee for Technology, Media, and Telecommunications and served on the E-Government-E-Democracy subcommittee.