Keynotes

Caitlin MitchellChief Mobilization Officer, Democratic National Committee12:00 PM Jan. 16, 2018 Keynote: What a Digital Team Should Look Like in 2018

Caitlin Mitchell is the Chief Mobilization Officer at the Democratic National Committee, where she oversees the organization’s digital strategy, online fundraising, and direct marketing programs.

She most recently served as Vice President, Digital at EMILY’s List, overseeing digital strategy and implementation for online fundraising, messaging, and community engagement.

During her tenure she lead the digital team to a record-breaking cycle, exceeding fundraising projections by 35%. She also developed the Women Can Stop Trump campaign, a supporter-driven effort to highlight Donald Trump’s record on women that reached more than 67 million people organically.

Prior to EMILY’s List, Caitlin served as the Deputy Digital Director for the Democratic National Committee, where she managed the team's rapid response program during the 2014 cycle.

Before moving to Washington, D.C., Caitlin served as Email Director for Organizing for Action in Chicago, raising $18 million online and activating more than four million supporters in their first year. Prior to that, Caitlin served as an Email Writer on the 2012 Obama campaign, helping raise a record-setting $690 million online. Caitlin served as Digital Director on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2011 mayoral campaign, and first honed her political chops working with clients on digital strategy and research at AKPD Message and Media.

Caitlin is a proud Ohioan and graduate of Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies with a focus on political communication.

She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband.