2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Big Organizing: Digital Tools in Bernie Sanders’s Revolution

Monday, March 14
3:30PM - 4:30PM

JW Marriott
Salon 5
110 E 2nd St


Bernie Sanders shocked the political establishment by building a viable presidential campaign while calling for a political revolution. One secret to the campaign's surprising success is its grassroots organization, powered by digital tools that have allowed volunteers to play an unprecedented role. Learn how software developed on the campaign -- often by volunteers -- has allowed a volunteer-powered organization to scale massively, retaining discipline and structure even while thriving on decentralized, bottom-up people power.

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Becky Bond at SXSW

Becky Bond

Sr Advisor

Bernie Sanders 2016

Becky is a Senior Adviser to the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign on leave from CREDO Mobile where she has served as political director and an innovator in organizing and politics for more than...

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Saikat Chakrabarti

Dir of Organizing Tech

Bernie Sanders 2016

Saikat joined the campaign to build out tools to power Bernie's grassroots movement. Previously, Saikat co-founded Mockingbird and helped start the product team at Stripe.

Zack Exley at SXSW

Zack Exley

Sr Advisor

Bernie Sanders 2016

Zack Exley is a senior advisor on the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign and an architect of the campaign's national, volunteer-driven grassroots campaign. A geek of the Commodore Vic20 generatio...

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