David Nassar

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"David Nassar is the founder of Hotspot Digital. He is a campaign strategist with a focus in digital communications. He currently consults on new media to several non-profits, including the US Center for Citizen Diplomacy, the Arab American Institute and the Alliance for Youth Movements. Previously, he served as VP of Strategy for Blue State Digital. Just before his work with BSD, David served as executive director of Wal-Mart Watch, which has been called the most successful corporate social responsibility campaign in recent history. In addition to his domestic experience, David has extensive international experience, particularly in the Middle East. He has worked or consulted in Yemen, Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian Authority, Egypt and Algeria for a variety of organizations but most prominently the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and USAID. David's writings have been published in The Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, the Baltimore Sun and the Christian Science Monitor. "[1]

"Most recently, as a VP at Blue State Digital, David provided led the strategic engagement with The Carter Center among others. While at BSD, David also participated in a U.S. State Department technology delegation to Iraq along with senior representatives of Google, Youtube, MeetUp and Automatic. Prior to working for Blue State Digital, David served as the Executive Director of Walmart Watch, considered to be the most effective corporate campaign in the last twenty years, where David oversaw the development and management of the online community at www.walmartwatch.com, the key to the campaign's success. From 2000 to 2005, David managed a race for the U.S. House and issue campaigns for the Service Employees International Union and before that with the Arab American Institute. From 1995 to 1999, David worked abroad in the Middle East with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs running programs to strengthen democratic institutions." [2]

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  1. David Nassar, huffingtonpost, accessed March 19, 2011.
  2. About, Hotspot Digital, accessed March 19, 2011.