Dave Johnson and James Boyce


Dave Johnson is the lead blogger at Seeing the Forest and co-founder, with James, of Smoking Politics and various other efforts to make trouble.

Dave, a regular at Huffington Post, is a Senior Fellow with the Institute for the Renewal of the California Dream, and a Commonweal Institute Fellow.

Mr. Johnson has over 20 years of technology industry experience and has previously held positions including CEO, and VP of Sales and Marketing. His earlier career included technical positions in the technology industry, notably in video game design at companies including Atari and Imagic, and he was a pioneer in design and development of productivity and educational applications of personal computers.

James Boyce is an original contributor at the Huffington Post and also is one of just two prominent bloggers who served as Senior Advisors to John Kerry's Presidential Campaign offering James unique insight into both the online and traditional political power structures.

In addition to Huffington Post, James appears regularly as an MSNBC commentatorwrites, writes regularly at DailyKos and has been interviewed by more than fifty newspapers and magazines regarding the politics of destruction (swift-boating) including TIME, Mother Jones, The National Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Prior to his transition to politics, James spent fifteen years in advertising and marketing as a copywriter and group creative director at some of the country's top advertising agencies such as The Richards Group, Dallas, Texas. James won over fifty advertising awards for creative excellence including one Clio.