Brad Jenkins is the Managing Director and Executive Producer of Funny Or Die DC, which is housed at the 1776 Campus in downtown Washington D.C. For the last four years, he served as President Obama’s liaison and director of engagement to the creative and advocacy communities, bringing together creative executives, advocacy leaders, and some of the world’s biggest stars to advance the President’s agenda — including his Emmy-award winning “Between Two Ferns” interview on the Affordable Care Act. In addition to creating content; under Brad’s direction, Funny Or Die DC provides consulting services on social media, talent outreach, writing, and branding strategies for a range of clients. Brad also served as Deputy Director of Special Projects for President Obama’s 2008 campaign, directing the intersection of youth media and grassroots engagement. Prior to joining the White House, he was the Founding Vice President of Business Forward, an organization that brings entrepreneurs into the policymaking process. Brad also worked on the trading desk for asset management firm, Farallon Capital in San Francisco, CA.
Managing Director and Executive Producer, Funny Or Die DC