Nicco Mele is one of America’s leading forecasters of business, politics, and culture in our fast-moving digital age. As webmaster for Governor Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign, he helped popularize the use of technology and social media for political fundraising. Nicco is the co-founder of EchoDitto, a leading internet strategy and consulting firm, whose clients have included Barack Obama’s successful Senate campaign, the Clinton Global Initiative, UN World Food Programme and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Nicco is also on the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School where he teaches graduate-level classes on the internet and politics. His first book, The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in April 2013.