Macon Phillips is a proud AmeriCorps VISTA alumnus who currently serves as the Coordinator of International Information Programs at the U.S. Department of State. He formerly served as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Digital Strategy at the White House, where he developed and managed the Obama Administration's online program, including WhiteHouse.gov.
Prior to the White House, Macon ran the new media program for the Presidential Transition Team (Change.gov) and served as the Deputy Director of the Obama campaign's new media department (BarackObama.com). Before the campaign, Macon led Blue State Digital's strategy practice, working with clients like the Democratic National Committee and Sen. Ted Kennedy. The Huntsville, AL, native is a graduate of Duke University.