Global Director of the Mobilisation Lab
Michael Silberman has been guiding social change organizations to achieve greater impact through the creative use of participatory strategies and technologies for more than a decade. He’s the founder and Global Director of the Mobilisation Lab, which equips a growing global network of advocacy campaigners at organizations like Greenpeace, Amnesty International, and Save the Children with the skills and support they need to win change in today's digital world.
Silberman is recognized as one of the U.S.’s 50 most influential leaders by The NonProfit Times and one of LinkedIn’s "Top Professionals 35 and Under" transforming the social impact sector. He teaches digital-era advocacy and campaigning to graduate students at George Washington University and serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.
Silberman got his start on Governor Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign where he mobilized 200,000 grassroots volunteers through “Meetups” and built one of the first successful digital organizing programs in American politics. Prior to launching the MobLab, Silberman was a partner and co-founder at Echo & Co, an award-winning digital strategy firm.