Aaron Baird develops communications and advocacy strategies to fight the threat of democratic breakdown in the United States. In particular, he works with congressional and corporate leaders on democracy issues. He also leads Protect Democracy’s messaging and branding efforts. Before joining Protect Democracy, Aaron developed marketing partnerships with big global companies for a media startup, Quartz, and was also a senior political adviser to Rep. Adam Schiff. He has a B.A. in Poli Sci from U.C.L.A. and a MSc. in International Political Economy from the L.S.E.