Digital Strategy Consultant; Founder/Editor, Epolitics.com; Author: "How to Use the Internet to Win in 2016"
Colin Delany is a digital strategy consultant and the founder and editor of Epolitics.com, a website that focuses on the tools and tactics of Internet politics and online advocacy. Launched in July of 2006, Epolitics.com received the Golden Dot Award as "Best Blog - National Politics" at the 2007 Politics Online Conference. The site also features e-books including "How to Use the Internet to Win in 2014" and "Learning from Obama", the definitive guide to Barack Obama's 2012 digital campaign.
Delany started in politics in the early '90s in the Texas Capitol (where public service is considered a contact sport) and moved into the online political world in 1995. In 1999, during the first Internet boom, he helped to start a targeted search engine for politics and policy, which lasted about as long as such ideas usually do. Since then, Delany has worked as a consultant to help scrores of political & advocacy campaigns leverage online tools to achieve their communications and advocacy goals, between stints as Online Communications Manager at the National Environmental Trust and Director of Online Outreach at the National Women's Law Center. He also plays bass in a rock and roll band.