Frank Connolly, a senior editor at MindEdge Learning, is a native of New York City. He was graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where he served as president of The Harvard Crimson. After graduation he worked for ten years in alternative journalism, including staff jobs at Worcester Magazine and the Boston Phoenix, as well as a one-year stint as a Congressional press secretary. After leaving journalism he spent 25 years as a political consultant and pollster, working for candidates and office-holders at the local, state, and federal level. Some of his past clients include current U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (MA), Ed Markey (MA), Claire McCaskill (MO), and Angus King (ME); former Secretary of State and presidential nominee John Kerry; former governors Deval Patrick (MA), Howard Dean (VT), and Tony Knowles (AK); former Congressmen Barney Frank and Joe Kennedy II and current Members of Congress Niki Tsongas and Joe Kennedy III, all from Massachusetts. As a senior editor at MindEdge he helps design online courseware for academic institutions and professional associations, and hosts a podcast on issues related to digital literacy and critical thinking. He lives outside Boston with his wife and two children.