Emily Schwartz is Vice President of Organizing at NationBuilder where she is responsible for launching new products, creating strategic partnerships and connecting the NationBuilder community to the company and each other. Emily has a background in national and international politics. Prior to NationBuilder she worked for the World Trade Organization, the US Senate and the 2008 Obama Campaign. As one of the first 10 employees at NationBuilder, she has been a key player in the strategic growth of the company’s sales and customer experience teams specifically, the international expansion from 2 to 98 countries in less than 2 years. Emily earned a Masters in Comparative Political Economics from the London School of Economics and bachelors from the University of San Diego where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She is a classically trained soprano and currently sings for the San Francisco Choral Society. She's passionate about music, technology, community building and the Kansas Jayhawks.