Patrick Ruffini is a founding partner of Echelon Insights. Earlier in his career, managed grassroots technology and outreach for President George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign, and later ran digital strategy for the Republican National Committee.
In 2014, he co-founded Echelon Insights to evolve the traditional ways that organizations collect information to drive strategy. He leads the firm’s analytics and technology practices.
Ruffini has contributed to publications including the The Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight, Politico, and National Review. He has been featured in The New York Times, Time, and Newsweek, and has appeared as a political analyst for NPR. He is also the author of the book Party of the People: Inside the Multiracial Populist Coalition Remaking the GOP.