Jake Ward

Sr. Policy Advisor

Jake Ward is the co-founder of the Application Developers Alliance and previously served as President and CEO. 

Prior to founding the Alliance, Ward worked for more than 10 years leading strategic communications and issue-advocacy campaigns for Fortune 100 companies, public-interest group and associations.

Ward formerly served as press secretary to Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, and as communications director to Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif.

Ward holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wheaton College and a master’s degree from Northeastern University.