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Meet the Team

Our Thunderous Crew

The Thunderclap team is comprised of engineers, designers, and writers. Our goal is to help you synchronize social media so your message can make a real impact.

We’re the people who make Thunderclap tick. We approve your campaigns, help you strategize, improve the Thunderclap experience, and work with you to amplify your network’s voices.


David Cascino

Founder and CEO

David created Thunderclap to help people be heard better together, and oversees all technical and product development. He is the co-founder of AI Capital and the former lead engineer at Knewton, with 15 years of experience building web and financial software.

Fun fact:
Dave worked summers in Alaska fishing for salmon and dodging Grizzly bears.

What do you want to amplify?
"Transparency in government."


Chelsea Orcutt

Head of Outreach

Chelsea handles user engagement, campaign strategy, and business development. Before joining the Thunderclap team, Chelsea served as Project Manager at S2 Groupe, a startup marketing and PR consultancy. She holds a B.S. in Public Relations from Syracuse University.

Fun fact:
Chelsea was a competitive figure skater for 15 years, and was part of a synchronized skating team in college.

What do you want to amplify?
The power and importance of girls’ education in the developing world. (Check out She’s the First!)


Ted Chang

Design Director

Ted is responsible for developing all things visual and interactive for Thunderclap, from early UX concepts to final production assets. Previously, Ted was a designer for Williams-Sonoma and Xerox.

Fun fact:
Ted eats quicker than most.

What do you want to amplify?
"The importance of teaching programming and coding at an early age."