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Votifi is a mobile oriented polling & analytics company built on a political network that uses polls & content to connect & empower voters

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 14
  • Website

Company Summary

Votifi is a mobile polling and analytics company that facilitates political exploration and network building through our platform and related technology. We discern users points of view to facilitate peer-to-peer connections across political and social boundaries. By amplifying people's voices, Votifi changes the dynamic between elected officials and the public. Our customers are non-profits and campaigns that seek real-time sentiment analysis.


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    Lou Aronson

    CEO and founder was a corporate M&A partner with a major national law firm, which he joined after managing his own law firm for 13 years. He is an active member in Maryland State politics having served on several Finance Committees and also acted as a Treasurer for a county-wide high profile campaign. Lou is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A. Political Science) and Syracuse University College of Law (J.D).

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    Sid R Smith
    VP Business Affairs & Co-Founder

    Sid practiced for 14 years in corporate and securities law with Cooley LLP and K&L Gates before starting his own law firm and joining Syncom Venture Partners as general counsel. Sid was also Special Assistant on the staff of New Jersey Governor James J. Florio and New Jersey Congressman Robert G. Torricelli. Sid Smith is a graduate of Yale University (B.A.) and University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)

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    Aasil K Ahmad
    COO & Co-Founder

    Aasil was a senior political advisor to former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. He founded ElectionMall Malaysia, a SaaS venture providing online campaign technologies to politicians and political parties in Southeast Asia and is also a senior fellow with Access, an organization dedicated to promoting global Internet freedom. Aasil is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.

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    Vijay Perincherry
    Chief Scientist & Co-Founder

    Vijay holds a Ph.D in Applied Sciences from the University of Delaware. Vijay specializes in developing analytic applications having done extensive work in risk analysis, consumer modeling (in political, real estate, transportation and retail sectors) and developing applications and database management systems for political campaigns including segmentation and micro-targeting.

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    Brett DiResta
    Political Advisor & Co-Founder

    . Brett is an Adjunct Professor at GWU and a opposition research and political strategist. He has worked for Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, and served as Deputy Research Director for Tom Andrews and Charles Schumer in 1994 and 2002. Brett is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A. Political Science)


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