NPF Board: Peter Cherukuri

Peter Cherukuri

President & Chief Innovation Officer


Peter Cherukuri is President & Chief Innovation Officer of 1776, a tech startup incubator. Previously he was Senior Vice President of Advertising and Business Development at Politico and Vice President and General Manager for the DC bureau of The Huffington Post. Cherukuri served as the Senior Vice President and Publisher of CQ Roll Call. Between 2005 and 2007, Cherukuri was the Vice President of Marketing and General Manager at The Magazine Group.

He previously worked as the Senior Brand Manager at Congressional Quarterly, and as a Product Development Manager for the National Journal Group.

He graduated from Colgate University in 1997, receiving a bachelors degree in philosophy.