Brian Reich is a strategist and writer for executive leaders at global brands, media companies, startups, nonprofits, political, and advocacy organizations. He speaks regularly on the impact of media and technology on society and gives keynote speeches on these and other topics for major conferences and events. 

He is the author of three books: The Imagination GapShift & Reset, and Media Rules!. Brian’s work and views have been published in leading media publications, including the New York Times, Wired, AdAge, and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. He has delivered analysis of digital and political trends on NPR and Fox News and been an expert contributor for Fast Company. 

Brian has taught consumer behavior and marketing strategy at The George Washington University and Columbia University. He has held senior roles at leading digital and public affairs agencies and was briefing director for Vice President Al Gore.

Brian serves as an advisor to several nonprofits and start-ups. He attended the University of Michigan and holds a bachelors degree in political science from Columbia University.

For more details on the kind of work Brian does, check out this Fast Company profile.

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Karen Dahl assists organizations with a variety of communication and operational needs, including external affairs, internal communication, executive and editorial content, strategic planning, executive coaching, and project management.

Previously, she held executive leadership positions in communications, operations, and government relations at Jumpstart, a national early education nonprofit, where she was also named National Employee of the Year. 

Prior to her work with Jumpstart, Karen was deputy to the communications director at the Clinton Foundation. She has been an associate producer with NBC News Specials unit, assistant to the president at MSNBC, and assistant to the communications director for Vice President Gore’s presidential campaign. She is a proud AmeriCorps VISTA alumna.

Karen's writing has been published in Readers Digest and is included in The Best Life Stories: 150 Real-life Tales of Resilience, Joy, and Hope. She runs a school-wide community service program for a New York City public school. Karen holds a master's degree in education from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in English and French from the University of Connecticut. 

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