Passionate and committed to helping humanity save the world, Michael Slaby is a world leader in digital and social media strategy and technology, and how together they can elevate mission-driven organizations. Currently, he is Head of Mission of Timshel, a social-impact technology. Previously, he was a fellow at the Shorenstein Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Michael helped lead Obama for America as Chief Integration and Innovation Officer in 2012 where he oversaw the CTO, CIO, and CAO. He ensured effective implementation and integration of technology across the entire campaign and as Deputy Digital Director and Chief Technology Officer in 2008.
Michael has served as a technology and digital strategy advisor as well as board member to initiatives that include the United Nations, the U.S. State Department, Fuck Cancer, Bright Pink, I Am That Girl, and LiveStrong. He was named to Crain’s Chicago 40 Under 40 List in 2011 and their Tech 50 List in 2013. He is a graduate of Brown University and currently lives in Chicago with his much more awesome wife, Lydia.