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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Jim Harrold
Data Services Engineer , NationBuilder

Jim Harrold is NationBuilder’s data services engineer, which puts him at the intersection of big data, public service, and politics. Previously, Jim worked at Project VoteSmart and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he conducted political research, collected health data, and researched Congress members. Jim holds an undergrad degree in political science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree in international relations and affairs.


9:00am9:30am Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Location: LL20 A Level: Non-technical
Jim Harrold (NationBuilder)
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Modern political campaigns at the local, state, and national level cannot be won without working with voter data. This has given birth to a wave of technology that has both influenced and insinuated itself into the fabric of modern politics. Peeking behind the curtain, Jim Harrold explores how this system utilizes data to help campaign strategists win elections. Read more.