ABOUT TARGETSMART

We’re a
data-driven
solutions company

ABOUT TARGETSMART

We’re a
data-driven
solutions company

We specialize in providing data-driven solutions that empower clients to understand, engage, and activate their key stakeholders. Our mission is to empower forward-thinking campaigns, companies, governments, labor unions, and non-profits to harness the full power of data, technology, and strategy to win their battles and build a better future.

We specialize in providing data-driven solutions that empower clients to understand, engage, and activate their key stakeholders. Our mission is to empower forward-thinking campaigns, companies, governments, labor unions, and non-profits to harness the full power of data, technology, and strategy to win their battles and build a better future.

OUR TEAM

Our team is incredibly proud of the work we’ve done to help elect progressive leaders, pass forward-thinking policies, and empower our clients to build a better future.

Our team is incredibly proud of the work we’ve done to help elect progressive leaders, pass forward-thinking policies, and empower our clients to build a better future.

Lindsey Schuh Cortés
Chief Executive Officer

Before joining TargetSmart as CEO, Lindsey Schuh Cortés served as CEO for Statara. She was also the founding CEO of the Democratic Data Exchange (DDx), an organization that facilitates the blind exchange of proprietary data with organizations, parties, and campaigns across the Left. Prior to DDx, Lindsey was the DNC Deputy CTO where she helped set and execute the vision for the overhaul of the Democratic Party’s technology tools and analytics infrastructure; products; and services for the 2018 midterm elections. Lindsey was previously the CEO of BlueLabs and served as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Deputy Political Director for SEIU.

Ben Stroud
Chief Technology Officer

Ben Stroud is a highly-skilled technology leader with over 15 years of experience at TargetSmart Communications. As the CTO of the company, he has been instrumental in shaping the technology vision and strategy, and has played a key role in the company’s success. Ben has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the political data and technology space, and has been a driving force in the development and implementation of innovative solutions that have set TargetSmart apart in the industry.

Jamaä Bickley-King
Chief Solutions Officer

Jamaä Bickley-King, has worked in progressive political data and technology for 2 decades and he currently works at TargetSmart as the Chief Solutions Officer. He got his start working for Mark Warner’s 2001 gubernatorial campaign. He worked in his administration developing new and different ways to display the data of the Virginia Government. What he developed was used so that the Governor and State Legislature can make better decisions. After leaving the Warner Administration, he worked at all levels of politics and civic engagement from partisan players to non-profit organizations for the next 20 years. His clients have ranged from the NAACP, to the DNC, to the Prime Minister of Trinidad Tobago. In 2012 for the NAACP, he was chief technology architect for their 2012 voter registration program that yielded 800,000 registration cards submitted, with 600,000 completed. He developed a gap closing political data and technology training in 2017 targeted towards people of color, in order to get them entry level jobs in electoral work. The training had an internal goal of having 50% or more of those trained be women, and we ended up with over 70% of the attendees being women with all involved employed. He is also the Co-Founder, President, and Chairman of the Board of New Virginia Majority, and thanks to its talented staff and leaders it is one of the premier community centric organizations in the country.Jamaa holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He is a huge science fiction literature, fantasy literature, and comic books fan, and in his spare time he likes to bake pies.

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