Alex Kellner

Managing Director

Alex Kellner is a Managing Director at Bully Pulpit Interactive where he develops marketing strategies for campaigns, companies, and causes that result in real world outcomes.

At BPI, he manages a team of nearly ten to help clients pass complex legislation, improve brand favorability, and increase vote share in elections. As one of the agency's foremost political experts, Kellner has overseen digital media strategy for the largest independent expenditures including Priorities USA, EMILY’s List WOMEN VOTE! and NextGen America. Kellner specializes in crafting messaging for millennials, political and business influentials, as well as activists across multiple digital channels. 

Prior to joining BPI, Kellner served as Digital Director for Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2013 gubernatorial campaign and Sen. Claire McCaskill's 2012 Senate campaign. In less than two years, he managed online fundraising programs that netted $7.5 million collectively, ran cutting edge online organizing efforts, and oversaw multi-million dollar online advertising campaigns. Before hitting the campaign trail, Kellner spent several years at Blue State Digital where he developed and executed content, outreach, and social networking strategies for clients such as USA World Cup Bid Committee, Autism Speaks, The Communications Workers of America, United Way and more. 

Outside of his work at BPI, Kellner serves as an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where he teaches digital strategy. He has been featured in The New York Times, International Business Times and guest lectured at American University and University of Delaware. Kellner holds a Master’s degree in Political Management and a Bachelor's in Political Communications from The George Washington University.