Andrew Bleeker, global digital practice director of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, is a leading voice in the field of digital marketing and communications. Bleeker serves as a senior counselor to Fortune 100 clients around the world. He also manages the firm's digital offerings, ensuring that H+K Strategies remains at the forefront of the quickly evolving communications space.
Prior to joining Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Bleeker founded Bully Pulpit Interactive, a leading interactive agency. In this capacity, he provided online marketing strategy for many of the biggest names in both the public and private sectors in the U.S. and around the world. Recent clients include the USO, LIVESTRONG, the Democratic National Committee and the Alliance for Climate Protection.
Before founding Bully Pulpit, Bleeker helped build Change.gov and served as the new media director for the Presidential Inaugural Committee. During the 2008 general election, he was the director of internet advertising for Obama for America, where he oversaw the largest political online marketing operation in history. In this capacity, he was responsible for all aspects of online marketing for the campaign and the Democratic National Committee, including unprecedented programs for list building, donor acquisition, voter registration, early voting, persuasion messaging and GOTV. Andrew also managed search engine optimization and was a senior counselor for all online communications and programs.
Previously, Bleeker worked for two online marketing firms and served on the campaigns of John Kerry in 2004 and Tim Kaine in 2005.