Based in San Francisco, Oliver is the Director of Business Development. He brings partnership experience in technology, politics, and international development. Prior to Ascent, Oliver led business development and partnerships at a travel startup and managed the company’s top enterprise partnership. Before his move to California, he previously managed a political campaign for a municipal election in Pennsylvania. Oliver also worked at the World Economic Forum where he managed partnerships with global companies and advised senior executives on global industry and policy trends.

Originally from Pennsylvania, Oliver holds an MBA from University of Michigan and a BA in International Affairs from George Washington University.