Mr. Nicco Mele is a Co-Founder at GeniusRocket. He is an Angel Investor. Nicco Mele is a leading expert in the integration of social media and Web 2.0 with politics, business and communications. As the webmaster for Governor Howard Dean's 2004 presidential race, Nicco and the campaign team pioneered the use of technology and social media that revolutionized political fundraising and American politics. Later that year, Nicco founded EchoDitto. Through EchoDitto, Nicco continues to consult with Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit groups. Now an adjunct faculty at Harvard's Kennedy School, Nicco teaches graduate level classes on the internet and politics. In 2009, Nicco was named the Spring 2009 Visiting Edward R. Murrow Distinguished Lecturer at the Harvard Shorenstein Center for the study of Press, Politics and Public Policy. Nicco also co-founded GeniusRocket.com, which used the internet to change the advertising concept by soliciting creative online in an open and collaborative process. He also launched ProxyDemocracy.com, an online resource for proxy voting and shareholder resolutions.