Laura Quinn

President & Chief Innovation Officer


Laura Quinn was a co-founder of Catalist and currently serves as Chief Innovation Officer. She is also a current fellow at the Ash Center for Governance and Innovation at Harvard’s Kennedy School.  

Previously, Ms. Quinn served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Vice President Gore at the White House; and as Executive Director of the U.S. Senate Democratic Technology and Communications Committee for Democratic Majority Leader Tom Daschle, after serving in senior communications and economic policy positions for U.S. Senators Jay Rockefeller, Carl Levin and Joe Biden.


In addition to her work in business and government, Ms. Quinn served in senior management roles on five national Presidential campaigns, as well as in senior management, Board, and consulting positions for numerous national and statewide political and advocacy campaigns and not-for-profits, and currently sits on the Board of several technology enterprises and start-ups in the progressive civic arena.



Also on the Catalist Management Team:

Michael Frias

Chief Executive Officer

Tajh Taylor

Chief Technology Officer

William Loman

General Counsel

Molly Chapman Norton

Chief Client Officer

Gary Gruver

Chief Financial Officer