Jake Ward

Jake Ward

President

For nearly a decade, Jake has worked at the intersection of small, innovative businesses and public policy. First as the co-founder and former CEO of the Developers Alliance, a non-profit advocacy organization for software-driven businesses, and then as the President of the international innovation affairs firm, forward Strategies. Jake now draws on his extensive experience promoting the unique interests of small businesses and advocating on their behalf to lead 3C and its members as they work to create and maintain an environment in which digitally-powered small businesses can thrive.

Jake also serves on the Advisory Council for Data Catalyst, an international think tank that aims to inform and shape data privacy policies that provide both meaningful protection and promote economic and social good.