Macon Phillips formerly served as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Digital Strategy at The White House. As the Director of Digital Strategy, Phillips developed and managed the Obama Administration's online program, including WhiteHouse.gov.
Prior to the White House, Phillips ran the new media program for the Presidential Transition Team (Change.gov) and served as the Deputy Director of the Obama campaign's new media department (BarackObama.com).
Before the campaign, Phillips led Blue State Digital's strategy practice, working with clients like the Democratic National Committee and Senator Ted Kennedy. A proud AmeriCorps VISTA alum, the Huntsville, Alabama native is a graduate of Duke University.
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