For more than a decade, Bryan Campen has directed media, marketing and public relations campaigns with global brands, from space startups and nonprofits to Fortune 500 companies.
From 2011 to 2015, Bryan directed global marketing, brand management, media and public relations at XCOR Aerospace, a spacecraft manufacturer based in Mojave, California with offices in Texas, The Netherlands and Hong Kong.
Prior to XCOR, Bryan led the new media practice at the largest user experience firm in Chicago, advising leadership at Walgreens, Northern Trust and Bally Total Fitness, while also directing a public lecture and film series on the future of culture and technology.
During Barack Obama's first White House bid in 2008, Bryan served in both Schedule and Advance and New Media at Obama for America headquarters. Prior to that, he served as communications director at Interfaith Youth Core. He continues to serve as a fellow at The Long Now Foundation in San Francisco–a nonprofit that hosts seminars and ambitious projects to promote slower/better thinking in an accelerating world–and where the 10,000 Year Clock project is nearing completion. Bryan previously served as the Foundation's new media director, built its social media presence and also produced the digital remix of 77 Million Paintings by Brian Eno for the installation's North American opening with Long Now.
He lives outside Chicago with his wife and two children.