Aaron Bartnick has spent eight years working at the intersection of politics, technology, and international affairs. He most recently served as Digital Director for the presidential campaign of Congressman Seth Moulton, where he led all digital communications, fundraising, organizing, and operations efforts. In previous cycles, he served as Congressman Moulton's Deputy Campaign Manager and as a senior advisor.
Immediately prior to graduate school, Aaron held a fellowship at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, where he led several efforts to strengthen the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and founded the AUIS Entrepreneurship Initiative, a research and policy center.
He has served in leadership roles at several startups, including as COO of The OpenGov Foundation, a DC-based nonprofit working to increase accessibility and efficiency in public institutions. He began his political career working on President Obama’s re-election campaign.
Aaron is an MPA candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School, following completion of his MBA at Oxford. He received his AB with honors in History and Political Science from Brown University, and has lived and worked in 14 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia.