James Kotecki is a political analyst and digital strategist.
His work has earned multiple awards, national media coverage, and millions of YouTube views.
The Economist called him "probably the world's foremost expert on YouTube videos posted by presidential candidates."
In early 2007, James started a political video blog in his Georgetown University dorm room. Within months, The Economist said he was "probably the world's foremost expert on YouTube videos posted by presidential candidates."
After graduation, James joined Politico to cover the 2008 presidential campaign with an award-winning daily video show. In 2012, he wrote and hosted videos for The Daily, a first-of-its-kind newspaper for tablets and smartphones.
Between elections, he spent several years as an analyst at a DC consulting firm, advising investment managers on public policy issues.
James has provided analysis and commentary to CNN, FOX News, NPR, CBS, The New Republic, and the BBC. He’s been profiled by the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, and he's spoken at events sponsored by Google, the International Finance Corporation, and Harvard University.