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Macon Phillips

Macon Phillips

Director of New Media: The White House

As the Director of New Media at the White House, Phillips develops and
manages the Obama Administration’s online program, including

Phillips ran the new media program for the Presidential Transition Team
( and served as the Deputy Director of the Obama campaign’s
new media department (

Prior to 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.


Location: Independence Ballroom A Level:
Kojo Nnamdi ("The Kojo Nnamdi Show" & "Evening Exchange"), Macon Phillips (The White House)
Radio host Kojo Nnamdi joins the Director of New Media at the White House Macon Phillips in a conversation about how the White House is using new media, and what is different about working from inside government than the assumptions that people working on the outside take for granted. What regulations might need to change to make it easier for government to use social media effectively? Read more.
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