Henri Makembe


Henri Makembe is a Strategic Advisor for Local Politechs where he helps identify innovative ways for state and local political candidates to use technology.

He has extensive experience with leading CMS platforms including WordPress, Expression Engine, Drupal, and Joomla. Henri serves as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies and Lead Instructor for NOI’s Digital strategy training.

Most recently, Henri was a client services manager at Blue State Digital, and before that was an account executive at DCI Group specializing in blogging, social networks, advocacy tools, web development, programming languages and databases. Prior to his time with DCI, Henri was the director of web technologies at Be the Change, Inc – an organization whose mission is to craft a bold and innovative policy agenda rooted in the practical experience of social entrepreneurs and civic leaders. Henri has also served as web developer at the National Association of Home Builders, and as senior developer at Doceus Inc.