Seeing the Forest

Seeing the Forest is a credentialed weblog for the 2004 and 2008 Democratic National Conventions, and has been mentioned in the New York Times, Washington Post, Fox News, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Slate, New York Magazine, Daily Telegraph and Wall Street Journal among other publications.

Seeing the Forest's first post was on July 16, 2002.


"Dave Johnson is a fantastic grandfather of the blogosphere." -- Mike Stark,

Dave Johnson is Founder and principal author at Seeing the Forest.

Dave is a frequent public speaker and talk-radio guest and a leading participant in the progressive blogging community. He does a regular weekly segment on the popular Fairness Radio radio show.

Currently Dave is a Fellow at Campaign for America's Future, where he writes about issues involving American manufacturing, trade, and industrial policy.

Recently Dave helped co-found Carbon Tracing, Inc., the company developing the desktop systems to validate carbon trading in the US.

Before starting Seeing the Forest, Dave had over over 20 years of technology industry experience and has previously held senior industry positions including CEO and VP of Sales and Marketing. His earlier career included technical positions, including video game design at Atari and Imagic, and he was a pioneer in design and development of productivity and educational applications of personal computers. Send e-mail to Dave.

       Good Dave                  Bad Dave

    Dave with Bill Clinton                       Dave 2nd from left                Dave while blogging at the Carter Center
  at Sept.2006 Blogger Meeting                                                        (Carter Center Photo: Tom England) 


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