Bradley Tusk is the Founder and CEO of Tusk Holdings, which includes Tusk Ventures, Tusk Strategies, Kronos Archives, Ivory Gaming and Tusk Montgomery Philanthropies. Tusk Ventures is the world’s first venture capital fund to work with and invest solely in high growth startups facing political and regulatory challenges.
Previously, he served as campaign manager for Mike Bloomberg, as Deputy Governor of Illinois, and as Communications Director for Senator Charles Schumer. Tusk Montgomery Philanthropies, his family foundation, funds and runs campaigns in states across the U.S. to increase funding for anti-hunger programs. They are also working to create mobile voting so people can vote in elections on their phones.
Tusk writes a column for The Observer, hosts a podcast called Firewall, and has a book coming out this September about his adventures in protecting disruptors. He earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD from the University of Chicago Law School.
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