WPA Intelligence (WPAi) recently brought on Dr. Michael D. Cohen to be Chief Strategy Officer.

He brings more than twenty years of experience in the research industry to WPAi, including five years as government affairs committee chairman of the Marketing Research Association (MRA), until its merger to form the Insights Association. Prior to this role, Cohen was in-house Principal Strategist and Polling Team Lead for Microsoft Corporation, Vice President of Public Affairs at Fabrizio, McLaughlin & Associates, and Senior Research Director at Gallup, as well as running his own firm, Cohen Research Group.

In addition, he worked state legislative campaigns for the Florida Republican Party early in his career while pursuing his PhD, and more recently directed the political management program at the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM). He currently teaches modern political campaigns in DC for the University of California and digital political strategy at Johns Hopkins University.

Cohen also has found success in the mobile app marketplace, publishing the Congress in Your Pocket directory apps for Congress, as well as the United Kingdom and European Union Parliaments.