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Dritan Nesho

Global CEO, HarrisX

Bio Current as of September 14, 2022

Dritan Nesho is a business executive and entrepreneur with experience in corporate strategy, market research, product development, technology, media, and public policy. He is also a co-director of the Harvard-Harris Poll, a monthly public policy poll conducted by the Harvard Center for American Political Studies (CAPS) and The Harris Poll. Previously, Dritan served in the roles of Director of Corporate Strategy, Product Management, and Civic Technology at Microsoft, working close with two Microsoft CEOs, its President, Chief Strategy and Chief Marketing officers. He co-founded and oversaw the development of Microsoft Pulse, a real-time audience and consumer research platform, and was involved in building Microsoft’s campaign technology services ecosystem. Prior to Microsoft, Dritan served as Vice President and Chief of Staff to the CEO at Penn Schoen Berland, a leading market research, political polling, and strategic consulting firm, and was a Director and Chief of Staff to the global CEO of Burson-Marsteller, the public relations and public affairs giant. His clients have included American Express, Bank of America, Intel, Microsoft, and News Corporation. Dritan is a fellow at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences and lectures on political polling and opinion research at Harvard University and at The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. He graduated from Harvard University.