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Rebecca Rinkevich

Executive Director, Institutes

Rebecca is the Executive Director, Institutes, leading the Institute for Rebooting Social Media and Applied Social Media Lab within the Berkman Klein Center.

An experienced digital and communications strategist, Rebecca draws on her background across government and the private sector to guide the institute's strategic planning, public outreach, and cross-organization collaboration.

Prior to the Institute for Rebooting Social Media, Rebecca was the Deputy Director of Digital Strategy at the White House where she oversaw the day-to-day of the White House and President Biden's digital communications. Previously, she was the Rapid Response Director for then Vice President Biden's 2020 presidential campaign and the Director of Politics at Bully Pulpit Interactive where she ran large-scale advertising programs and advised political organizations on how to effectively scale their digital operations.


Business Insider

Great news — social media is falling apart

Faculty Associate Ben Grosser and RSM Executive Director Rebecca Rinkevich comment on the potential dawn of the social media pluriverse.

Nov 13, 2023