Mar 3, 2021 - Economy & Business

First look: Obama strategist David Plouffe's next chapter

Mike Allen
David Plouffe
David Plouffe talks to The Wall Street Journal's Gerry Baker at Fox Business Network in New York on March 4, 2020. Photo: John Lamparski/Getty Images

David Plouffe, an architect of President Obama's winning campaign and specialist in the intersection of grassroots and tech, joins Precision — and co-founders Stephanie Cutter and Teddy Goff — as "of counsel."

What they're saying: Cutter pointed to "David’s experience in creating and driving data-driven strategies and managing integrated campaigns."

  • Goff said: "David is a legend to just about every young person who worked on the Obama campaigns."
  • Plouffe said Precision wowed with "innovative work for the Democratic National Convention and the inaugural events."

The big picture: Plouffe was a top Uber executive, leading global policy and communications.

  • He helped Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan launch the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, where he remains an adviser on the criminal justice and immigration portfolios.
  • Plouffe is on the boards of Oscar Health, the Obama Foundation, and Fwd.US.  
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