Director of Research and Insights
Stephen Spiker is the Director of Research & Insights for the Apps Alliance, overseeing the development, strategic application, and day-to-day operations of research products and member inquiries, and working closely with the membership, communications, events, and policy teams to use research to further the Alliance's goals.
Before joining the Alliance, Spiker spent five years conducting public affairs research in Washington D.C., including for Mercury Public Affairs and KRC Research. He began his career working in politics, working on state and local campaigns in Virginia, working at two top political polling firms for the 2006 and 2008 election cycles, and serving as chief of staff for a Virginia state legislator in Richmond.
Spiker earned a bachelor's degree in Government & International Politics from George Mason University.