John Zogby

International Pollster, Best-Selling Author & UVC Board Member

John ZogbyJohn Zogby, founder of the “Zogby Poll” and the Zogby companies, is an internationally respected pollster, opinion leader, and best-selling author. He currently serves as senior analyst at JZ Analytics, a political and public opinion polling firm founded by his son, Jonathan Zogby.


For three decades, the Zogby companies have produced polls with an unparalleled record of accuracy, reliability, and insight. An early pioneer in the practice of online polling, Zogby’s interactive methodology is a leader in the industry.


Fortune Magazine, The New Yorker, and Investor’s Business Daily have all profiled John Zogby. He has appeared on every major US television network, the BBC, and scores of US and international cable news programs. He has been spoofed on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Late Show with David Letterman. His appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart are among his favorites.


Zogby writes weekly columns on and is the author of The Obama Report Card, a weekly feature in The Washington Times. He contributes monthly to Politics magazine and News Corp’s The Daily. He is also a founding contributor to The Huffington Post.


In 2008, Zogby authored the New York Times bestseller The Way We’ll Be: The Zogby Report on the Transformation of the American Dream. His analytical expertise has also been published on the opinion pages of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times.


He has polled and consulted for a wide spectrum of business, media, government, and political groups including Coca-Cola, Microsoft, CISCO Systems, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and the US Census Bureau.


A senior advisor at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Zogby also serves as commissioner for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Smart Power and is a senior fellow of the Catholic University Life Cycle Institute. As chairman of Sudan Sunrise, Zogby works to continue the vision of NBA player Manute Bol to bring peace to Sudan through education.