Alex Lundry is Vice President and Director of Research at TargetPoint Consulting, where he works as a political data scientist, pollster, microtargeter, data-miner and data-visualizer.
As a pollster, he conducts surveys and moderates focus groups on subjects spanning the race for the White House all the way to Hollywood movies. He is one of the country’s leading experts on electoral targeting, voter analytics, and political data-mining and is responsible for the microtargeting programs of presidential candidates, national organizations, and Fortune 10 companies. Alex is also a creator of political data visualizations and infographics, with his work featured by Wired Magazine, Fast Company, and the Washington Post.
In 2012 Alex took a leave of absence from TargetPoint to work as the Director of Data Science for Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign. There, his team was responsible for driving data-based decisions within the campaign through monitoring, integration, analysis, simulation and experimentation with the various data generated by the polling, strategy, digital, finance, and political departments.
His client list includes political work on behalf of the Republican National Committee, Senator John McCain, Governor Mitt Romney, Governor Chris Christie, Congressman Dave Camp, Resurgent Republic and American Crossroads; advocacy work with the Pickens Plan, Broadband for America, the Workforce Fairness Institute, the Nuclear Energy Institute and Friends of Choice in Urban Schools; public affairs projects for AT&T, DTE, Genentech, Premier Hospitals and the Retail Industry Leaders Association; and corporate/consumer experience with Magnolia Pictures, 2929 Entertainment, Tony Robbins, and Anheuser-Busch.
Prior to TargetPoint, Alex was a Senior Manager at the Luntz Research Companies, where he worked with Republican messaging guru Frank Luntz.
Alex has served as an adjunct instructor of statistics in the Government Departments of both Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities, and in 2009, Politics Magazine named him a “Rising Star.” A New Jersey native, Alex has a Political Science degree from Swarthmore College, and a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University where he focused on public opinion research. Prior to his political life, he taught government and philosophy at a Philadelphia area high school. He lives in Washington DC with his wife, Julia, their three children, and their bearded collie.