Digital Marketing Advisory Council Member Profile
Areas of Expertise
Digital Strategy, Digital Communications, Digital Transformation, Organic Social Media, Content Marketing, Marketing Automation, Email Marketing, SMS Marketing, Digital Mobilization, Counter-Disinformation Strategy
Ben Block is a political strategist and digital communications professional who works at the nexus of politics, public policy, and technology.
He currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), where he leads House Democrats' counter-disinformation strategy and liaises between lawmakers on Capitol Hill and decision-makers in Silicon Valley.
In 2020, he served as the DCCC’s first-ever Digital Rapid Response Director, managing the House Democratic campaign arm’s online communications team and its data-driven digital media operation. Previously, he served as Email Production Manager for the DCCC’s record-breaking email marketing program in the 2018 midterm elections. His team raised over $110 million online and played a central role in powering Democrats’ successful bid to reclaim control of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Prior to the DCCC, he led cutting-edge digital programs at Mothership Strategies for the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, CHC BOLD PAC, End Citizens United, Progressive Turnout Project, and numerous candidates running for state and federal office across the country. He was also an Associate Analyst in the public health practice at Abt Associates, serving as a strategic communications consultant and lead program manager for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Ben is a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Security Superteam, and a Senior Advisor for Voters of Tomorrow, a nonprofit organization focused on creating accessible entry points for young Americans into politics and government.
His work has been featured in Bloomberg News, CBS News, NBC News, Politico, Recode, Roll Call, The Hill, Vox, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
He lives in Washington, DC.