Bradley Tusk is the founder and CEO of Tusk Ventures and Tusk Strategies. In politics, Bradley ran Mike Bloomberg's successful 2009 mayoral campaign, served as deputy governor of Illinois, and as communications director for U.S. senator Charles Schumer. In business, he has worked with dozens of Fortune 500 companies, institutions, and startups to help them tackle regulatory hurdles, including AT&T, Google, Stanford University, Uber, Handy, and FanDuel. Tusk Ventures is the first political strategy firm focused on helping startups navigate the political, regulatory, and media hurdles that come with reshaping entrenched industries. Bradley is also the founder and funder of Tusk/Montgomery Philantrophies, which focuses on fighting hunger through new legislation and new technologies.