Green Festival Speakers

Brian Reich



Brian Reich is senior vice president - global editor for Edelman, where he provides editorial vision and strategy for the company. He is the author of Shift" target="_blank">http://amzn.to/oJqf2V">Shift & Reset: Strategies for Addressing Serious Issues in a Connected Society (Wiley, 2011) and co-author of Media" target="_blank">http://amzn.to/oJIkLz">Media Rules!: Mastering Today’s Technology to Connect with and Keep Your Audience (Wiley, 2007). Brian blogs and hosts a podcast discussion about the impact of media and technology on society and teaches consumer behavior and marketing strategy in the graduate school of communications at Columbia University.

Brian began his career in politics and spent two years as briefing director to Vice President Gore in the White House and during the 2000 presidential campaign. For the past decade, Brian has provided strategy, insights and support to hundreds of brands, nonprofit organizations, media companies, start-ups, and political/advocacy groups.

Brian is chairman of the board of Investigate" target="_blank">http://invw.org/">Investigate West, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the art and craft of investigative journalism.  He attended the University of Michigan and graduated from Columbia University. He lives in New York City with his wife, Karen Dahl, their son, Henry, and daughter, Lucy.