While the election is well over, the demand for the digital talent behind the presidential candidates has never been stronger: Just last week Blue State Digital scooped up 16 digital strategists and technologists from the Obama for America camp. Tech companies like Facebook, too, have reportedly been recruiting staff from the presidential campaigns after Nov. 6, though there's not been a mass exodus from the former headquarters in Chicago and Boston to Silicon Valley.
Here are 10 notable post-election moves.
Mr. Ginn increased the staff interacting with digital products and optimized emails to up donations. Now he's a product manager at StumbleUpon, building out the experience for newcomers to the site.
Ms. Showalter oversaw the rigorous email and website testing the Obama campaign became famous for. She now bills herself as a quantitative political consultant. Clients include Weber Shandwick's Powell Tate.
As digital director, Mr. Goff oversaw a team of more than 200. He's preparing to launch a consulting venture next month geared toward corporations, nonprofits and the occasional campaign.
An ad-tech veteran who worked at AOL after it purchased Quigo, Mr. Sebag is now director of products at Blue State Digital.
Ms. Fowler just signed on as a product designer on the social network's growth team, tasked with optimizing the Facebook experience for new users and in developing markets.
A veteran operative, Ms. Hoover in 2012 managed state digital and online constituency programs (e.g., Young Americans for Obama). Now she's a partner at 270 Strategies, a firm created by Obama alums. Its first public client? Battleground Texas, a PAC trying to turn Texas blue.
Mr. LeCroy worked on digital products like a dashboard to help volunteers coordinate. Now he's design director for the Santa Monica, Calif.-based creative agency Enso.
Ms. Lee worked at Digitas, Chicago, before joining OFA in 2011. Digitas wooed her back with a promotion to "digital futures manager." She's working on Sprint's mobile-ad platform and networking with startups.
Mr. Bartlett tracked media coverage to find out what required a rapid response or could be strategically useful. Operations included setting up live streams to record rival candidates at their events and trawling Twitter. He's now at Ketchum's public- and corporate-affairs practice.
Ms. Sackin was the contact for notable bloggers and left-leaning sites like Daily Kos. She also managed the logistics of President Obama's Reddit Q&A.~~ Contributing: Alexandra Bruell
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