Ezra Mechaber

Brooklyn-based digital human, leading growth for Glitch 🎏, a code editor and community where everyone can build the web.

Before that, I led teams at the ACLU, Precision Strategies, and President Barack Obama's Office of Digital Strategy where I led product for the We the People petitions program.

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Work Experience

Glitch

Growth Marketing Lead

March 2019—Present

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  • Drive growth efforts to enable the next generation of coders.
  • Lead paid subscription Go to Market and help develop roadmap as part of the Product Strategy Team.
  • Build analytics and experimentation capabilities across organization.
ACLU

Deputy Digital Director

November 2017—February 2019

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  • Managed ten-person digital team and $7.6 million departmental P&L to transform ACLU’s ability to acquire members, raise money, and activate supporters.
  • Oversaw ACLU.org, email and social channels, and paid media spend. Grew email list by 30%, and took SMS list from 30,000 to 200,000 in six months.
  • Partnered with Analytics team to create culture of learning and experimentation.
Precision Strategies

Principal

February 2015—November 2017

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  • Managed digital advocacy and communications consulting teams for Fortune 50 companies, nonprofits, and political campaigns.
  • Oversaw strategy and execution to ensure campaigns came within budget, were delivered on-time, and advanced client goals.
  • Led business development resulting in more than $1mm in revenue from new clients including the Gates Foundation and Medium.com.
The White House

Deputy Director of Email and Petitions

September 2011—January 2015

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  • Product and community manager for 16-million-user petitions platform We the People.
  • Coordinated White House’s enterprise CRM and email messaging platform implementation to bring user-focused mindset to give Americans a better experience with their government. Drove significant budget savings.

Education

University of Rochester

May 2011

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Religion (cum laude, high distinction)