Connor Walsh

connor walsh

Age

30

Location

The George Washington University

Occupation

Founder and Managing Director of Build Digital

Twitter

@wconnorwalsh

BIO

For nearly a decade, Connor Walsh has worked at the intersection of technology, politics and government.

Prior to founding Build Digital, a digital shop that works for right-leaning causes, Connor worked in the United States House of Representatives where he helped modernize the way Congress uses technology to interact directly with the American people.

Serving as Digital Director for Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Connor oversaw the execution of broad, data-driven digital strategies for the U.S. House, its Republican majority and their legislative agenda. In that role, he advised Leadership, Committees, Members and staff on policy issues surrounding digital media, technology and open government. He also was a driving force behind the Citizen Cosponsor Project, Cantor’s proprietary open government tool to allow citizens to track legislation they cared about through their Facebook profiles.

Connor’s previous experience includes advising startups, campaigns and non-profits on advertising, digital strategy, and using public opinion research to craft compelling messages.

Thirty Under Thirty 2015

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