Digital Strategy Summit Live // 2021

May 3rd — May 7th

The Digital Strategy Summit is five days of content bringing the latest trends and digital strategies for nonprofits and campaigns.

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About the Digital Strategy Summit

5 days of inspiration and learning from leaders. Leaders from a range of organizations, agencies, and tech companies are coming together to share with you.

Each day of the Digital Strategy Summit will feature experts panel, strategic learning, and an evening salon.

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Speakers

Ashley sits at the intersection of cultural change, politics, and technology

Brad Caldana
Founder Center of Digital Strategy & Author The Digital Plan

Over a decade of digital strategy for nonprofits and political campaigns. 

Jesse Thomas
Senior Director, Impact & Mobilization at Bully Pulpit Interactive

Experienced executive in the internet and digital industry for social, civic, and political causes.

Well known for developing and leading NOI style digital boot camp trainings and mentoring the next generation of digital campaigners.

Since 2015 has led the organization in exponential audience growth, revenue, and advocacy including leading digital strategy that helped stop the execution of Rodney Reed and Pervis Payne.

Elana Levin
Program Director New Media Mentors and Co-Founder of the Organizing 2.0 Conference
Teaching digital strategy to organizers. Host Graphic Policy & Deep Space Dive podcasts

Bay-Area based digital strategist laser-focused on achieving organizational goals through digital strategy. He has a decade of experience in campaigns, non profits, advocacy, and government

Helping nonprofits use data to create better web content & marketing campaigns.

Led digital strategy for hundreds of progressive campaigns in 36 countries around the globe.

With nearly 20 years of experience, she has been the Deputy National Data Director for the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign and has worked for Wellstone Action, the AFL-CIO, NationBuilder, and the Sierra Club among others before Co-Founding OpenField.

With over 8 years of experience in advocacy organizing, data management, and tech management; she works with a wide array of clients from unions to non-profits.

Biden + Obama alumn, paid media bred. Now: partnerships, influencers and innovating digital in the progressive movement.

Mom of Ofelia, CEO of Lockwood Strategy, trying to redefine what political advertising looks like one narrative at a time.

Promoter of technology adoption by nonprofits for advocacy since the birth of the Internet, and works as a freelance consultant and coach to nonprofits with a focus on digital engagement.

Empower social good organizations to use digital strategies and platforms to share their stories, amplify their impact, and accelerate change.

Digital strategy for progressive causes at the Hub Project, focused on influencers, partnerships, and start-up campaigns // formerly Biden Inaugural Committee, Hillary for America, and Center for American Progress.

A veteran of more than two decades in the world of internet politics, a digital strategist, the founder/editor of Epolitics.com and a columnist for Campaigns & Elections

Bringing what I learned working at Audi, Nike, 72andSunny, and Red Bull to Democrats and progressive causes.

Helping brands of all shapes and sizes — from tiny nonprofits and down-ballot candidates to statewide races and Fortune 500 compnies — find, hone and tell their stories online.

Manages a team of strategists who help hundreds of nonprofits connect with donors and supporters online.

Doza is a filmmaker, storyteller, and activist focused on creative community empowerment in Santa Fe, NM with their company, Ditch The Box Studios.

An experienced leader of civil society organizations and grassroots groups, who co-founded and led multi-issue digitally first organization in Poland.

Davis was the Digital Organizing Director for the Jon Ossoff for Senate campaign; prior to that, she worked as Deputy Digital Organizing Director at the DNC and as a mobilization manager at Warren Democrats and Warren for President.

Ejolee, pronounced ah-jo-lee, is a social media strategist who has extensive experience in the non-profit sector with organizations such as Doctors Without Borders, iMentor, and Kepler. 

Has served as Field Director for the 2020 general election in AZ06 for Dr. Hiral Tipirneni’s Congressional Campaign, and as Organizing Director for Arizona in 2018 for Nextgen America.

Joshua recently worked as a Deputy Data Director on the Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate campaign, after graduating from Stanford University with an M.S. in statistics in March 2020 and then working as the Data Director on the 2020 TX-22 congressional race.

Farz has worked in political tech for the past 8 years and now manages Prompt.io’s go-to-market activities in the political, advocacy and nonprofit space.

Eileen Pollet has worked with hundreds of candidates and progressive organizations around the country on their voter contact digital advertising programs.

One of the top hybrid legislative, policy, and digital strategists in American politics, who has worked and consulted for top nonprofit organizations, corporations, and national campaigns creating winning multi-channel grassroots advocacy campaigns and communications programs.

With over 14 years of experience, Sandi is considered an expert and thought leader in the digital and mobile (SMS) organizing space.

Decade of experience in nonprofit advertising to Do Big Things, where she works with clients to determine their digital marketing and advertising goals and designs strategic media plans to help achieve those goals, whether they be to win an election, grow an online community, or increase brand presence online.

Josh Nelson is the Co-Founder of the Juggernaut Project, a new company that helps progressive organizations and Democratic campaigns grow their email lists.

Specializes in advanced features and email deliverability, and helps organizers use their tools in more engaging ways. When Amy is not monitoring email click rates, you can find her listening to true crime podcasts and walking her dog, Axel.

Synthesizes data and insights into audience-centered creative campaigns and technology solutions for nonprofit, advocacy and brand clients.

Specializes in digital advertising as well as messaging and media planning for political and nonprofit clients. He has managed digital advertising for Dick Durbin, Cory Booker, Michelle Nunn, and Russ Feingold, as well as the League of Conservation Voters and Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Motivated by his passion for social media and developing creative content for local companies, Albert went out on his own as a freelancer in social media and photography. 

Seattle-based Ethiopian American graphic designer, artist and activist. He believes artists have a very unique opportunity, as well as responsibility, to work for justice and equality and communicating it to their respective communities.

Mexican-American multidisciplinary artist from Austin, TX passionate about empowering her community by creating a voice for people of color. Her art depicts themes of Latinx culture, women empowerment, and issues surrounding immigration, with the goal of creating spaces for stories to be shared.

Since 2008, he’s worked with CAN’s community of artists, non-profit organizations, and retailers like Patagonia, Urban Outfitters, and Target, to fuel social change with art. He’s a proud alumnus of the Coro Fellows Program In Public Affairs, and lives in Sacramento CA. 

I invented text messaging for campaigns & non-profits. Now I run a conversational marketing agency to help people engage customers, constituents, and supporters in real conversations to drive results using SMS. 

Sponsors

Huge thanks to these sponsors for supporting social good and making the Digital Strategy Summit possible. 

Digital Strategy Summit Schedule

Day #5 — Fri May 7th

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Don't miss out on early-bird pricing! The Digital Strategy Summit is one event you don't wanna have FOMO about.
(Early Bird pricing ends April 15th)

Single Pass

$149
$ 99
  • Access to all sessions for one attendee.

Team Pass

$349
$ 249
  • Access to all sessions for 3 attendees.
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Organizational Pass

$649
$ 499
  • Access to all sessions for 7 attendees.

Scholarship

We have a limited number of full scholarships and discounted digital strategy summit tickets for those from groups that are historically underfunded especially those led by or serving BIPOC and LGTBQ+ communities. Please submit form: HERE.

Involvement with The Center for Digital Strategy camps has proven to be an enriching personal and professional experience. It's rare to find so many qualified speakers and so many engaged audience members in a single virtual space.
Farz Sokhansanj
VP of Business Development