Chief Research Officer
Jon Cohen is chief research officer at SurveyMonkey. Before joining SurveyMonkey in 2014, he was vice president of research at the Pew Research Center. Previously, he was director of polling and polling editor for the Washington Post through two presidential campaigns and four congressional cycles, as well as numerous gubernatorial and mayoral elections. He was also a polling expert at ABC News and the Public Policy Institute of California. In addition to serving on the PPIC Statewide Survey Advisory Committee, he is an active member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR). He previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council, and as president of its Pacific Chapter, PAPOR. He holds an MA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA from Johns Hopkins University, where he majored in history.