Aaron Baird develops strategic communications and policy advocacy strategies to fight the threat of democratic decline in the United States. In particular, he leads Protect Democracy’s media engagement and content and messaging efforts. Before joining Protect Democracy, Aaron directed publishing partnerships for a media startup, Quartz, and was 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.