Mike Kruger

Mike Kruger

Deputy Director of Public Affairs and
Director of Digital Engagement

U.S. Department of Commerce

Mike Kruger is the Deputy Director of Public Affairs and Director of Digital Engagement. He directs the Agency’s first-ever Office of Digital Engagement, which was created in February 2014. Mike started with the Department of Commerce in September 2010 as the Director of Digital Strategy . He joined the Commerce Department after two years as the House Education and Labor committee’s online outreach specialist, where he was charged with expanding the committee’s social network footprint and reaching out to online media. He worked previously for 21st Century Democrats as an online associate during the 2007-2008 election cycle. Prior to that, he taught domestically and internationally for 9 years. He earned his Masters in Education and Social Justice from the University of London and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Western Washington University.

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