We’re excited to invite you to our second Politics & Tech event with Tom Pitfield, the digital mastermind behind Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President of Canada’s leading progressive think tank.
In times where nationalism and populism are on the rise, the rise of Justin Trudeau as the world’s most prominent progressive leader heavily relied on a well-run digital strategy. Not only his campaign, but also his leadership style resemble a new wave of politics that seeks to use digital communication to connect and interact with citizens to bond and build lasting relationships.
Hear the full story behind Justin Trudeau’s digital success and learn about the key takeaways that can be applied to any modern digital political campaign.
6:30 pm: Doors open
7:00 – 7:30 pm: Keynote Tom Pitfield
7:30 – 7:45 pm: Moderated Talk
7:45 – 8:00 pm: Open Q&A
8:00 – 8:30 pm: Networking
About Tom Pitfield
Tom Pitfield is President and co-founder of Canada 2020, Canada’s leading, independent, progressive think-tank. Prior to his appointment, Tom served as the Chief Digital Strategist for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s federal election campaign, as well as his campaign for leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada. Previously, Tom served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Leader of the Government in the Senate, the Honourable Jack Austin. He also worked in China for the Canada Chinese Business Council and co-founded IBM’s Toronto Innovation Center. Tom holds an honours degree in business from Queen’s University and a Masters Degree with Merit in Political Philosophy from the London School of Economics.