Laila El Gohary is the Chief Solutions Officer at TargetSmart, where she finds innovative and unconventional solutions to help progressive organizations make strategic decisions to reach their goals. Prior to joining TargetSmart, Laila worked at the Messina Group where she led the data strategy for international elections in the UK, Germany, and Mexico.
Previously, she was the Director of Technology and Operations at the Obama White House, supporting the Office of the President. Laila has worked on Presidential, Senate, Congressional, and local races in Maryland, Kentucky, and New York, as well as with labor allies SEIU 32BJ and UFCW. She specializes in helping organizations build up and use technology in ways that make the most sense for them.