NEW: Mike Bloomberg is using a secretive tech firm he founded months ago to power his 2020 presidential bid. The name of the company is Hawkfish. It’s being run by former Facebook CMO Gary Briggs and former Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck. w/@tuckerhigginshttps://t.co/qBYyfLwmij— Brian Schwartz (@schwartzbCNBC) December 23, 2019
NEW: Hawkfish, according to the Bloomberg campaign, is providing digital ad services, including content creation, ad placement and analytics. It was put together in early 2019 after Bloomberg met with the likes of investors Ron Coway and Fred Wilson.https://t.co/1S6aiQajlq— Brian Schwartz (@schwartzbCNBC) December 23, 2019
NEW: The original purpose of Hawkfish was to overtake President Donald Trump’s juggernaut of a digital operation. While that’s still the case, they are now the “primary digital agency and technology services provider for the [Bloomberg] campaign.”https://t.co/1S6aiQajlq— Brian Schwartz (@schwartzbCNBC) December 23, 2019
.@MikeBloomberg is planning to open 20 field offices across New York and has tapped two long-time confidants, John Calvelli and Joe Garba, to lead his campaign in his home state.— Jimmy Vielkind (@JimmyVielkind) December 23, 2019
One recent poll showed him finishing third here.
My State Street column —>https://t.co/2uqfmw4ZuK