Meet the Team
We're proud of our talented team members working hard to bring Shire to life.
CEO and Co-Founder
A serial startup early hire & helped scale early-stage startup companies including Handshake, now at 3.5b+ valuation. Served as campaign manager for Democratic U.S. House and U.S. Senate campaigns, with extensive political industry experience.
CTO & Co-Founder
Edward is a backend developer and systems architect with 15+ years of experience in building scalable, integrated systems.
Communications Lead & Board Advisor
Cory is a powerful voice in the progressive movement, formerly serving as chair of the board for Brand New Congress. She has directly worked on or advised over 100 campaigns.
Board Advisor & Investor
Danny holds degrees in computer science, machine learning, and an MBA. In his professional career he has worked as an Associate Partner for McKinsey, CTO & co-founder of Kalibrr and is currently CEO and Founder of bld.ai.
Throughout his career, Danny has been committed to helping businesses solve complex problems with technology.
Board Advisor & Investor
Josh has over 15 years experience in communications and the political industry, including serving as Vice President of Credo Mobile.
He currently leads the Juggernaut Project and Civic Shout, helping progressive campaigns and nonprofits reach voters and supporters.
Dylan is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Human-Centered Design and Engineering as well as German Studies. A lifetime involved in ASD communities with a twin with autism has inspired her to create for underrepresented and unsupported communities.
Ahmed is a passionate full-stack software engineer, with experience in web & mobile applications.
At Shire, he’s delivering code across our ecosystem.
Senior Backend Engineer
Gerald is a senior full-stack developer with 8 years experience building web & mobile applications.
At Shire, he’s focusing on our backend infrastructure.
Nhicko is a full-stack developer, and at Shire is focusing on our front-end experience.
Christina is a UI/UX designer who strives to design human-centered technology that is accessible, adaptable, and approachable.
Jyn is a UI/UX designer who cut her teeth at Google, working on UX for multiple products including Youtube & Search. She’s a maker, arduino lover, and graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology.
She contributed much of Shire’s early design system.
Michael is an experienced organizing director and full stack engineer with a deep understanding of the needs of movement organizers. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He served as Shire’s Engineering Director in 2022, and contributed much of our early technical R&D.
Spencer is a designer with a passion for enabling others to create. A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Spencer helped build products that touch the lives of users across many different industries.
He contributed to Shire’s early design system and component development.