John Bridgeland

Co-Chair & CEO, More Perfect; Executive Chairman, Office of American Possibilities; Former Director, White House Domestic Policy Council

John Bridgeland is Executive Chairman of the Office of American Possibilities, a civic moonshot factory to tap the entrepreneurial talent of Americans to solve public challenges together across divides. In that capacity, he is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of More Perfect, a national initiative to align efforts in democratic renewal around 5 “Sustainable Democracy Goals,” and Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of A Citizens’ Initiative to Address Hate-Fueled Violence in America launched at the White House United We Stand Summit. Bridgeland is also Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Service Year Alliance, an initiative to create a civilian national service counterpart to military service in the United States. Previously, Bridgeland was appointed by President Obama to serve on the White House Council for Community Solutions. He also served as Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, Assistant to the President, and first Director of the USA Freedom Corps after 9/11 under President George W. Bush. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law.