President and CEO
Jake Ward is the co-founder and President/CEO of the Application Developers Alliance.
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.