Jason is currently working with Ambassador Michael McFaul at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow to develop and implement a comprehensive digital outreach strategy—the first of its kind in Russia. Before arriving in Moscow, Jason worked on enterprise-wide social media strategy, designing internal systems and organizational structures to support the Secretary of State’s 21st Century Statecraft agenda, and leading a cross functional working group to develop the Department’s social media analytics capabilities. Before joining the State Department Jason held a number of executive management positions, most recently with W.W. Norton & Company where he launched the eMedia marketing business unit to transition the publishing firm from print to digital media. Jason is from Portland, Oregon and is married to a USAID Officer. In their free time they like to travel, backpack, ride bikes, cross-country ski, and drink good coffee. He can found on Twitter at: @JasonFlippen.