Seth Flaxman is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Democracy Works, an organization based in Brooklyn, N.Y., that works to improve voter turnout. The nonprofit’s first project, Turbo Vote, streamlines the voter registration process, notifies members of upcoming elections and makes voting by mail as easy as using Netflix.Flaxman co-founded Democracy Works while receiving a master’s in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and previously worked there as a research associate (where he founded CFR’s annual capture the flag game). He has also been a program administrator at the Institute for International Education and a berktern at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.While earning a BA in economics at Columbia University, Flaxman served as student body president, leading the council in successfully lobbying Columbia to reform its financial aid policies. In 2011, he was honored as one of Forbes magazine’s ’30 Under 30′ in the field of law and policy. Flaxman is also a Draper Richards Kaplan entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Seth Flaxman and other top speakers and celebrities.