Aaron Ginn

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Aaron Ginn
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Born1987/1988 (age 30–31)[1]
Occupation
  • Director of growth, StumbleUpon (as of 2013)[1]
  • Co-founder and president, Lincoln Initiative[2]
Known forConservative political activities in California

Aaron Ginn is a Silicon Valley technologist who has worked in Republican party politics in Silicon Valley.[3]

Ginn has contributed writing to Breitbart, TechCrunch, TheNextWeb, and Townhall on various subjects.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Ginn worked as part of the digital team for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. Following Romeny's defeat, Ginn, Garrett Johnson, and Chris Abrams formed Lincoln Labs, an organization which arranged informal gatherings for conservatives in Silicon Valley, and aimed to improve the Republican party's use of technology and social media. The organization also organized hackathons, funded by the Charles Koch Institute.[1] Prior to the 2016 presidential election, the group changed its name to Lincoln Initiative.[3] As of 2019 the organization uses the name Lincoln Network.[2]

From 2013 to 2015 Ginn was elected Associate Delegate Representative for the California Republican Party. Ginn was the youngest elected member of the Executive Committee and Board of California.[citation needed]

In 2015, Ginn was appointed CTO of the California Young Republican Federation.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Ginn received the Direct Marketing News award "40 under 40" in 2015 for marketing achievements.[4]

Ginn was listed as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in the "Law and Policy" catrgory in 2017.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Garofoli, Joe (29 May 2013). "Conservative techies help GOP go digital". SFGate. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b "About us | Lincoln Network". joinlincoln.org. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Meet the 20 Tech Insiders Defining the 2016 Campaign". Wired. 19 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  4. ^ http://www.dmnews.com/40-under-40/
  5. ^ https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2017/law-policy/#70832a015ff9

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