Ev is an Investment Principal at New Media Ventures, a mission-driven venture fund and investor network focused on innovation to advance progressive change. Over the past 12 years, NMV has supported over 110 startups, many of which are now pillars of progressive media and social justice movements including Hearken, Blavity, Swing Left, Mijente, and PushBlack.

Prior to joining NMV, Ev held a variety of roles in progressive politics, civic tech, and academia. He was the executive director of LA-Tech.org, the associate director of the Center on Communication Leadership & Policy at USC’s Annenberg School, and the co-founder of Glassbooth, a civic education nonprofit that reached millions of voters.

Ev is passionate about movement politics and local organizing, and works with campaigns and leaders in Los Angeles to tell their stories and supercharge their impact. He is a partner with Social Justice Partners LA, and was previously a fundraiser and strategist with groups like LA Foward and the Healthy LA Coalition, a co-founder of the LA District Attorney Accountability Coalition, and a volunteer on campaigns like Reimagine LA and Eunisses Hernandez for LA City Council.

He holds a joint M.Sc./M.A. in Global Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and the University of Southern California, and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Pennsylvania. Ev can be reached at eboyle@newmediaventures.org or @evboyle on Twitter.