Justin Lewis (entrepreneur)

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Justin Lewis
Born (1986-03-20) March 20, 1986 (age 31)
Douglas, Georgia
Education Coffee High School
Valdosta State University[1]
Occupation Entrepreneur, chief technology officer
Known for Co-founder of NationalField
Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30[2]
Website www.nationalfield.com

Justin Lewis is a software designer and entrepreneur, and one of the founders of NationalField, a software company that makes private social networks.

Early life and education[edit]

Justin Terrell Lewis was born on March 20, 1986 in Douglas, Georgia. He graduated from Coffee High School and enrolled at Valdosta State University as a computer science major. He left VSU in 2008 while working on the presidential campaign of then-senator Barack Obama.[1]

Career[edit]

Lewis's work with the Obama campaign led him to meet Aharon Wasserman and Edward Saatchi. The three co-founded NationalField, an enterprise social network company, to more easily keep track of campaign data and coordinate communications between managers, staff, and volunteers.[3] He currently serves as the company's Chief Technology Officer. In 2011, Lewis was named in Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30.[2] Prior to leaving VSU, Justin worked at the school's IT department.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Smith, Ben (21 June 2011). "Dem campaigns use new software to tally hard numbers". Politico. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Hill, Kashmir (19 December 2011). "30 Under 30: NationalField Thinks Your Business Needs Its Own Social Network". Forbes. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Overly, Stephen (16 October 2011). "From the campaign trail to the corporate office, NationalField looks to broaden its software business". Washington Post. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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