Director of Communications & Politics
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
Luis Miranda is Director of Communications and Politics, based in Alloy’s Washington, DC office.
He has spent two decades at the intersection of politics, technology, and government. Luis served as a communications aide to President Barack Obama for over four years in the White House, including as a spokesperson on a wide range of domestic and foreign policy issues. He was Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential campaign cycle, and had previously coordinated state party communications for then-DNC Chairman Howard Dean’s 50-State Strategy, helping Democrats win control of Congress in 2006 and the White House in 2008. As a consultant he has worked on messaging strategies on issues ranging from climate change to broadband access. He was also a Strategic Advisor to the X-Lab, an innovative think tank driving bold policy recommendations on the intersection of technology and public policy. He is a sought-after analyst on a broad range of political and foreign policy topics for national and international media, and has led high-level, intensive messaging and media training programs for executives, nonprofit organizations, labor unions, and political candidates across the country. Luis is also a Political Partner with the Truman National Security Project, and was a 2014 Goldman Sachs Senior Fellow for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.