Hope+ People

As HOPE+ has developed, a lot of people and organizations have offered ideas, help, time and talent. We thank them all for everything they have done.

Advisory Board

  • Jonathan Adelstein, former Federal Communications Commissioner
  • Joe Andrew, HOPE+ Counsel, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
  • Sam Brown, former Director of Action (including the Peace Corps)
  • David Capara, The Brookings Institute & Building Bridges Coalition
  • Charles Firestone, Aspen Institute
  • Stephen Goldsmith, Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Jordan Greenhall, technology entrepreneur
  • Paul Harstad, Harstad Strategic Research
  • John Rendon, The Rendon Group
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former Lt. Governor of Maryland
  • Joe Trippi, Trippi Multimedia
  • Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia


A number of people have been very generous in their support of HOPE+ in our early stages of development. We would especially like to thank:
  • Doug Bailey, Founder, The Hotline
  • Cong. Tony Coelho, fmr. US Congressman
  • Esther Dyson; philanthropist, journalist
  • Erika Mann, MEP and Founder, European Internet Foundation
  • Cong. Vic Fazio; Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, and Feld
  • Mike McCurry, Public Strategies, Inc.
  • Mike Fraioli, Fraioli Associates
  • Greg Schneiders, Prime Group
  • Don Foley, Ketchum
  • Derek Wyatt, MP and Founder, Oxford Internet Institute