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Todd Schulte

President, FWD.us

Todd Schulte is President of FWD.us, an organization started in April 2013 by key leaders from the technology community — including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Reid Hoffman — to promote policies to keep the United States competitive in a global economy, starting with commonsense immigration reform. FWD.us was one of the largest and most vocal players in the last election cycle and was an early voice against Donald Trump’s dangerous anti-immigrant proposals.

In his three years at FWD.us, Schulte has tirelessly pushed for policies to modernize the U.S. immigration system and, in 2013, helped to successfully shepherd the bipartisan immigration reform bill (S.B. 744) through the United States Senate.

In addition to immigration, Schulte’s policy background includes work on health care and financial regulatory reform. Prior to joining FWD.us, Schulte served as Chief of Staff at Priorities USA Action, the Super PAC that supported President Obama’s reelection and, from 2009-2010, was Chief of Staff for Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20). Starting in 2005, he spent two election cycles at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, where he helped Democrats regain and expand their majority in the House of Representatives in both 2006 and 2008.

Schulte lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Lindsey; baby daughter, Sylvia; and their chocolate lab, Pippa. Contact Todd on Twitter: @TheToddSchulte