Matt McKenna

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Greenbrier

For over 7 years, Matt McKenna served as spokesperson and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Family, and the Clinton Foundation. He also ran Communications for Uber North America and has advised diverse corporate and philanthropic organizations such as The Carlyle Group, lululemon athletica, and WilliamsWorks on a range of issues including, executive communications, crisis management, acquisitions, lawsuits, and the hiring and firing of CEOs. Prior to joining the Clintons, Matt worked on several statewide political campaigns, most recently serving as communications director for U.S. Senator Jon Tester — both in his successful U.S. Senate campaign in and his first term in the U.S. Senate. Matt also worked in various capacities for Gov. Brian Schweitzer of Montana, Sen. Max Cleland of Georgia, Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Gov. Tony Knowles of Alaska. Two years ago, Matt co-founded Greenbrier to help individuals and corporations avoid, manage and recover from crisis. Greenbrier provides strategic advice and tactical execution to clients facing complex marketing, image, branding, media, and reputation challenges. A native of Bozeman, Montana, Matt is an avid mountain and road cyclist. He lives between Montana and San Francisco with his dog, Pablo.

General Session

Closing Keynote & Raffles

As a special treat for the close of GSMCON, join Kristy Dalton in a fireside chat with crisis management expert, Matt McKenna. Matt served as spokesperson and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, and also ran Communications for Uber North America. He knows a thing or two about image management, and he’s going to share […]

General Session