Mo Cheeks


Mo Cheeks leads partnerships with nonprofit and advocacy groups at Civis Analytics. Civis was born out of President Barack Obama's reelection campaign in 2012, and today it’s technology helps organizations across America to use person-level data to make decisions and expand their impact. Fresh out of college Mo moved to Madison, Wisconsin to work for Apple in 2007, where he worked with K-12 education leaders across the state to build modern learning environments in schools. Quickly establishing himself as a leader in the Madison community, he was elected to serve three-terms on the Madison Common Council, and later ran for Mayor of Madison. Mo earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University, and in 2016 was presented with the university's Outstanding Young Alumnus award. Mo and his wife, Melissa, have two young children, Hannah and Cyrus.