Dean for America BaseBy Edward Cone | Posted 2003-12-01 Email Print
You may think Howard Dean is a flash in the pan, in a quixotic quest for the presidency. Better pay attention, though. How his campaign has used blogs, meeting services and other tools of the Web has laid bare the essential power of the Internet to make oCase">
Dean for America Base Case
Headquarters: 60 Farrell St., Suite 300, South Burlington, VT 05043
Phone: (802) 651-3200
Business: Dean for America is the presidential campaign of Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont.
Top Technology Executive: Dick Rowe is the de facto chief information officer, although the campaign eschews business titles.
Financials: Raised over $30 million in campaign donations through mid-November 2003.
Challenges: Popularize little-known candidate; create local organizations in key primary states and across the country, without spending much money; win the Iowa caucus, the New Hampshire primary and enough subsequent contests to secure the Democratic nomination; unseat incumbent George W. Bush in general election.