Apollo Gonzales is Echo & Co.'s Project Principal in Washington, DC tasked with managing client relationships and developing high level digital strategy. Prior to joining the team he spent nearly 5 years innovating advocacy work at the Natural Resources Defense Council. During that time Apollo developed strategies and tactics that moved the environmental movement from the constraints of email into the burgeoning world of social advocacy resulting in significant victories in domestic and international policy. Apollo is a regular speaker on digital campaign strategy at gatherings like the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, Netroots Nation and the New Organizing Institute. His work with some of the best policy and political operatives in Washington gives him a seasoned perspective on using Digital to influence decision makers. Apollo sits on the board of directors for Web of Change and Resource Media. Apollo is a graduate of the American University in Washington, DC and holds a B.A. in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government.