Dan Beckmann

Co-Founder, IB5k

Dan Beckmann
Dan Beckmann is a New Media developer and award-winning journalist with a career spanning over a decade, and is the founder of IB5k, an fully integrated digital production conglomerate modeled after the Obama 08 campaign's New Media department. IB5k has been working with the US Congress to improve on body-wide, infrastructural level, how the general public communicate with their elected leaders.

Beckmann has won a Peabody and an Emmy award for his work at ABC News and Current TV. A Toledo, Ohio native, he holds a masters in journalism from Northwestern, and is all but dissertation, on his PHD in Media Philosophy from the European Graduate school. He presently lives in San Francisco & Brooklyn.


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