Product Manager, Civic Engagement, Facebook (Festival Underwriter)
Samidh Chakrabarti is a product manager at Facebook, where he focuses on enhancing civic engagement on the platform. Before coming to Facebook, he was also the product lead for Google’s civic engagement initiative and was responsible for politics and elections products globally. Chakrabarti was working in the civic tech sector before it even had such a name; he was co-founder and CEO of Pluribo, a data-mining start-up. He also worked for McKinsey & Company, as a senior product manager and advising Fortune 500 companies, primarily in the tech sector, on strategy and operations.