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Dan Wagner is the Founder and CEO of Civis Analytics, a data science company based out of Chicago, IL. Dan founded the company in 2013 with backing from Eric Schmidt from Alphabet.
Today, Civis has over 200 employees, and it provides its technology and consulting services to companies, governments, large nonprofits, and Democratic political organizations. Civis’s diverse client roster ranges from USAID to Joe Biden for America to McDonald’s.
Before founding Civis Analytics, Dan served as the Chief Analytics Officer on the 2012 Obama campaign. His group revolutionized polling, statistical modeling for voter outreach, and targeted paid media for politics.
Dan received his degree in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Chicago. Dan is a member of YPO and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.