Ben Friedmann is currently the Chief Digital Officer at the Republican Governors Association. In 2016 he served in two key roles with the Republican Party. First as the Director of Digital Operations and Technology Partnerships at the GOP National Convention, building and managing the event’s first ever 75 person real-time Digital Content and Communications initiative, and then as National Digital Campaign Director for the NRSC, overseeing the Digital Persuasion, Fundraising, and GOTV efforts of battleground Senate races nationwide. Ben started his career in Brand Marketing at the Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles, followed by 4 years in San Francisco as an Online Marketing strategist at Google, Inc., during which in 2012 he was appointed as Google’s sole embedded liaison to the Romney Presidential Campaign. Ben has an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from Northwestern.