Ben Resnik

Political Technology Strategist

Hi, I'm Ben. I'm Deputy Director of Tech Strategy at Zinc Labs , an R&D organization focused on building tech and talent for Democratic campaigns and causes. Among other projects, I lead our work on applying artificial intelligence (AI) to politics.Here are some other projects I've worked on:
Digital Innovation Fund @ Cooperative Impact Lab |
Main Street One | | If.Then.Fund | DSPolitical | It Starts Today | Swing Left


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Press and Writing

Coverage of my work:
Democratic tech vendors go under the cyber microscope (Axios)
The dos and don’ts of campaigning with AI (Washington Post)
Why Spring will make or break Biden’s campaign, plus AI’s do’s and dont’s in politics (The Chuck Toddcast, NBC)
Georgia campaigns start to deploy AI but humans still needed to press the flesh (Georgia Recorder)
Nervous about falling behind the GOP, Democrats are wrestling with how to use AI (Associated Press)
Political Machines: Understanding the Role of AI in the U.S. 2024 Elections and Beyond (UT-Austin Center for Media Engagement)
Things I've written:
Quick-Start AI Guidelines for Democratic Campaigns. (Zinc Labs)
Resistance groups rejected the Democratic party model in 2018 — and won. Here’s why. (Think Progress)
Why the Technology Short Game is No Way to Win (Campaigns & Elections)
Let's Actually Compare Trump to Hitler (Medium)