Publicist & Activist, TaskForce Managed 2008 Obama HOPE campaign
Yosi Sergant has worked in community organizing, communications, marketing, and business development for over 15 years—integrating art, music, and culture into his work whenever possible. During the 2008 Presidential campaign, Sergant engaged artists from across the globe in support of Barack Obama, the most prominent of which is the now ubiquitous HOPE campaign he managed with artist Shepard Fairey. Sergant later served in the White House Office of Public Engagement and as Director of Communications for the NEA. Sergant recently launched TaskForce, a pro-social media and marketing outfit working on initiatives that raise awareness and build momentum for organizations and businesses tackling our world’s most pressing challenges. Sergant holds a degree in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA.