James Rucker

James Rucker SPLC

James Rucker is co-founder and managing director of Springboard Partners LLC, a company focused on designing and executing social-justice campaigns to fill movement gaps, while incubating start-up companies with the promise of financial upside that can fuel movement work. James founded and led Color Of Change, an online community of over a million people dedicated to amplifying Black America's political voice, and he co-founded Citizen Engagement Lab (CEL), an incubator for creating similar efforts for other underrepresented communities. His previous career was in the software industry, working as a software architect and start-up founder, which he left to work as a campaign and technology director at MoveOn.org. James also serves on the boards of MoveOn.org and Color Of Change.