Christian Tom

Head of Americas, McCourt Institute

Christian Tom is the Head of Americas for the McCourt Institute. Most recently, he was Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Digital Strategy at the White House. He led digital for the 59th Presidential Inaugural Committee and was Head of Digital Partnerships at the Biden for President campaign.

Prior to government service, Christian spent over a decade in various roles in digital platforms and digital publishing. He worked at Google on the YouTube team, focused on video monetization. He then spent four years at Twitter where he was one of the first dozen employees in their New York City office, where he worked on global accounts for Twitter's largest global advertisers. He then served as Publisher for two digital media brands, NowThis and The Dodo, both part of Group Nine Media (now Vox Media).

A native of New York, Christian is a graduate of Stanford University and lives in Washington, DC.