Who Is Shadow Inc., The Company Behind The Iowa Caucus Voting App?
The startup behind the failed Iowa caucus app is packed with operatives from past Democratic presidential campaigns, and is tied to ACRONYM, ‘a nonprofit organization committed to building power and digital infrastructure for the progressive movement.’
Shadow Inc. CTO Krista Davis
Davis worked as a backend software engineer for Hillary Clinton’s campaign between June 2015 and November 2016.
“Designed and built backend microservices for tools supporting our field organizers and critical campaign systems,” she wrote on LinkedIn. “Mentored a team of more junior backend engineers, including one-off support for engineers on other teams. “She also has prior experience as a software engineer with Google: Video Chat (Hangouts), Google Docs (Drive), People Storage Backend, Google.org Giving Team, her profile states.
After that, she worked with Niemira as a co-founder of Groundbase, according to her LinkedIn profile.
“I run the backend. This involves designing, building, and maintaining backend infrastructure including databases, services, networking jazz, ops, etc.,” the profile says.