Chief Media Advisor, George W. Bush; Co-Founder, No Labels
Mark McKinnon is vice chairman of Public Strategies Inc., where he helps solve complex strategic challenges for causes, companies, and candidates. His clients have included President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Governor Ann Richards, Congressman Charlie Wilson, Lance Armstrong, and Bono. He is an award-winning media producer and communications strategist who has served as principal media advisor for hundreds of corporate and political campaigns around the world. McKinnon has helped engineer five winning presidential primary and general elections. He is co-founder of No Labels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bipartisanship and civil discourse in politics, and is co-chair of Arts+Labs. President Bush appointed McKinnon to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and he currently serves on the boards of the Lance Armstrong Foundation and Change Congress. McKinnon teaches at the JFK School of Government at Harvard University and the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.