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Jim Messina

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Jim Messina

CEO, The Messina Group; former Obama 2012 Campaign Manager, White House Deputy Chief of Staff
Jim Messina

Jim Messina is arguably one of the world’s most successful political advisors. The mastermind behind President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, Jim seized the reins on what Bloomberg Businessweek dubbed “the highest-wattage crash course in executive management ever undertaken.” In 2013, Messina launched The Messina Group, where he advises and providing strategic consulting to tech companies and world leaders around the world, including 13 Presidents and Prime Ministers on five continents. Previously, Jim served as Deputy Chief of Staff under President Obama, where he was integral to the passage of the historic health care bill and the economic stimulus act credited with saving the US economy. Jim serves on the boards of Vectra.ai, LanzaTech, Fortera, Blockchain.com and the United States Soccer Foundation.