Goodstein is best known for his work with unique political campaigns that blend art, music, and culture. Having co-founded PunkVoter, Rock Against Bush, Artists for Obama, Artists for Bernie, DailyAction, CreativeMajority, and LadyPartsJusice; he has truly built impactful programs that have changed the world in which we live. In 2009, Goodstein founded Revolution Messaging, which would grow to become America's leading progressive digital agency. With Revolution Messaging, he created infrastructure and new technology for different types of grassroots movements. His tech firm specialized in revolutionizing call, mobile, and online communications. Under his leadership the company was awarded Digital Agency of the Year by the American Association of Political Consultants and Best Global Presidential Campaign by the European Association of Political Consultants, both in 2016.
Prior to launching his own firm, Goodstein was External Online Director for Obama for America, creating the campaign’s 2008 groundbreaking social networking, mobile and lifestyle marketing strategie. This was widely seen as the biggest, most effective grassroots organizing campaign of modern history, and a watershed moment for the use of digital technology in politics.
His ability to take on uniquely challenging projects has seen him assist national efforts on international campaigns, including several in Brazil, Canada, France, Iraq, Mexico, and Uruguay. Goodstein has also been a featured speaker at South By Southwest, PopTech, Brookings Institute, the Milken Institute, and Personal Democracy Forum. He has also given presentations at Columbia University, American University, George Washington University, and Georgetown University.