Adler University Trustee Kevin Hauswirth learned about getting Chicago citizens engaged with complex policy issues as the City of Chicago’s first head of digital communications during Rahm Emanuel’s mayoral tenure. Now he offers his wisdom to incoming Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s team.
Hauswirth created the city’s first coordinated approach to digital-first communications, served as an official spokesperson on innovation, and runs his own strategic communications firm for brands and advocacy clients.
“I’m optimistic to see how the new Lightfoot team looks past the next flashy trend to take a hard look at how technology can create human-to-human connections, taking City Hall directly into communities,” said Hauswirth.
Read more in the Crain’s Chicago Business op-ed “Digital Learnings from Team Emanuel.”