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Garrett Johnson

Co-founder and Chairman

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Garrett Johnson is a co-founder and chairman of the board at the Foundation for American Innovation. He is also co-founder and COO at Hydra Host. He previously co-founded, a venture-backed YCombinator startup launched in 2011. Garrett served as professional staff to the Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan and Haiti. Originally from Florida, Garrett holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and was the two-time NCAA Shot Put champion. He also read for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Migration Studies at the University of Oxford, England as a Rhodes Scholar. Garrett currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida.

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