Josh Silver is the CEO of
<a href="http://represent.us/" rel="nofollow">Represent.Us</a>, a national nonpartisan organization challenging the undue influence of big money special interests in American politics. Prior to that, he was the President & CEO of Free Press, the nation's leading media and technology public interest organization. Josh was the campaign manager of the successful ballot initiative for Clean Elections in Arizona and director of development for the cultural arm of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. He has published extensively on media policy, campaign finance and other public policy issues.