Joseph Napolitan is president and CEO of Napolitan Associates; founder of the American Association of Political Consultants and co-founder of the International Association of Political Consultants; International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) board member; and author of numerous articles and books on political campaigns.
A biographical note describes him as having a political campaign consultant since 1956 and having "worked on every continent and has been a personal consultant to nine foreign heads of state. He served on the campaign staffs of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and was director of media for Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey." 
Books and articles
- The Election Game
- "Joseph Napolitan", accessed January 2006.
- Yvonne T. Chua, "With a Little Help from (U.S.) Friends: U.S. political consultants have been involved in Philippine elections since the Marcos era, contributing their expertise in campaign techniques to homegrown politicians", I Report, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Jan-June 2004.