Josh Silver

Senior Political Strategist, Council for Responsible Social Media

Josh Silver is the co-founder and former CEO of RepresentUs, a leading nonpartisan democracy reform advocacy organization that is building a broad grassroots movement in support of political moderation, competition, and integrity. He was the co-founder and CEO of Free Press, a national advocacy group that promotes critical journalism and Internet openness. Josh was the director of external affairs for the cultural arm of the Smithsonian Institution, and served as campaign manager of statewide ballot initiatives for campaign finance and other democracy reforms. He has published widely on democracy, media, election, campaign finance, and a range of other public policy issues.