Technical Project Manager
A unique background in software project management, finance, and marketing allows Charles Zhao to think both critically and creatively when effectively leading projects from start to finish.
As the Technical Project Manager for the Momentum platform, Charles Zhao works with new and existing BIPAC members and state partners to advance their political advocacy goals. He oversees the migration of 1,000+ sites from the legacy BIPAC advocacy platform to the new Momentum platform and also plays a key role in Momentum's overall product development and features roadmap.
Prior to joining REQ, Charles was a Senior Product Specialist at Zenefits in San Francisco, where he focused on software process automation and quality assurance to simplify health insurance, payroll, and human resources for small and medium-sized business owners.
Before that, he spent time as an Investment Banking Analyst at KippsDeSanto and Co., a leading mergers and acquisitions investment bank for defense and technology companies. Charles holds a BS in Commerce with a focus on Finance and Marketing from The University of Virginia and spends his free time enjoying live music and hole-in-the-wall eats in DC and the surrounding area.