Jonny 5

Musician and Co-Founder of

Jonny 5 (Jamie Laurie) is a founding member of Flobots, a Denver-based band whose Top 40 single “Handlebars” led to a recording contract, multiple tours of the U.S. and Europe and appearances on Conan, Last Call with Carson Daly and The Tonight Show. Founded on the belief that music can be a force for social change, Flobots uses its exposure as a platform from which to advocate for peace, justice and sustainability.

Jonny 5 is also a founder of, a nonprofit dedicated to creating social change by harnessing the power of music and those who love it. He graduated from East High School in 1996 and from Brown University in 2000 with a degree in Africana studies. He enjoys studying languages and amateur composting.

People + Policy

= Positive Change for the Public Good

people + policy = Positive Change for the Public Good