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Doug Sosnik

  • Consultant
  • Expert Advisor, Rework America
  • Senior Advisor, Markle Foundation

Doug Sosnik has advised U.S. presidents, senators, governors, Fortune 100 corporations, foundations and universities. From his time at the Clinton White House to his experience in the U.S. Senate and the National Basketball Association, Sosnik has been at the center of politics, policy and communications.

Sosnik’s most well-known role was as a strategist in the Clinton White House, where he served as a senior aide to President Bill Clinton for six years. During this time, Sosnik’s titles included Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy, White House political director and Deputy Legislative Director.

Prior to working in the White House, Sosnik served as Chief of Staff to Senator Christopher J. Dodd of Connecticut.

Sosnik currently advises a long list of U.S. Senators, governors and political candidates. He also works with leading nonprofit organizations, philanthropists and corporations—including the National Basketball Association, the Motion Picture Association of America, CNBC and Planned Parenthood.

In 2006, Sosnik co-authored The New York Times best-selling book, Applebee's America: What Political, Business, and Religious Leaders Can Learn from Each Other, which demonstrates the need for politicians, business leaders, and religious leaders to adapt in order to succeed in this era of immense change.

Sosnik received his Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from Duke University. He currently resides in Washington, DC, with his wife, Fabiana Jorge, and their three children, Christopher, Phillip and Nicole.