David Plouffe is an American political strategist who ran Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and the White House’s 2012 campaign.
His net worth is $2 million.
David Plouffe was born in Evanston, Illinois, United States on September 2, 1967. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 with a degree in political science. Plouffe began his political career as a volunteer for Barack Obama’s 2004 U.S. Senate campaign.
He eventually became Obama’s campaign manager and came up with the slogan, “Yes we can”. He left the White House in April 2011 to work for Uber. In April 2013, he joined the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative as a board member.
David Plouffe was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2009.
In 2015, The Wall Street Journal named him in the world’s top 50 “most influential thinkers” and Foreign Policy included him among its Top 100 Global Thinkers.
Plouffe also received the Golden Gavel Award from the American Bar Association for his work on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”.